Bryce Harper homered for the second straight day and Jose Lobaton hit a three-run drive run in the eighth, one of seven home runs on a windy afternoon as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 11-7 Sunday.
If spring training is any indication of what kind of hitting season Bryce Harper may be primed to have for the Nationals, the man is planning to drop plenty of home run dingers in 2015. Realizing this shot is in a spring training field that doesn’t have quite as many stands, it is still ridiculously […]
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Stephen Strasburg made his first start since spraining his ankle, allowing four runs on four hits over four innings. He walked two and struck out two. He tossed 70 pitches, only 39 for strikes. Strasburg was solid early but unraveled in the third inning, giving up two home runs in the 10-1 loss to the Mets. Show More Summary
When is Bryce Harper going to learn to shut up?Never.So get used to “Where’s my ring?” and “How can we lose?”Get accustomed to Harper elaborating on his comments, not walking them back. This past week he said he stands by his quips — just good-natured, confident fun — in a Sports Illustrated story. Show More Summary
VIERA, Fla. — Bryce Harper is back in the lineup on Friday against the Cardinals after dealing with a stomach bug. Yunel Escobar is playing on the minor league side so Dan Uggla starts at second base. Tony Gwynn Jr. will lead off while Michael A. Show More Summary
Even before Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper and the rest of the ramped-up Washington Nationals hit the field for their first full-squad workout at spring training, they got the message.
VIERA, Fla. — Bryce Harper is out of the lineup with a stomach bug. He took light swings on Thursday but was sent home to rest. He is expected back on Friday, Manager Matt Williams said. Yunel Escobar (oblique) is expected to play five innings. Show More Summary
In 2012, there was Mike Trout and Bryce Harper. In 2013, there was Jose Fernandez and Wil Myers. And last year, there was Jose Abreu and Jacob deGrom. There. That list of names should have you pumped for Major League Baseball's next wave of rookies. Show More Summary
Six years ago, 16-year-old Bryce Harper graced the cover of Sports Illustrated, swinging a bat in front of a desert backdrop, eye black caked on his cheeks. SI senior writer Tom Verducci introduced the world to baseball’s “Chosen One”:Read full article >>
Wednesday morning's baseball includes the Padres wanting Justin Upton to stick around, weird minor league uniforms, and Bryce Harper's forearms. Subscribe for your daily Say Hey! Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Show More Summary
In Viera, Fla., on Monday as part of the MLB Network Radio channel on SiriusXM spring training tour, former Nationals general manager Jim Bowden predicted Washington will win the National League East by five games en route to the franchise’s first World Series title.Read full article >>
Just look at them. This week's cover (1/4): MLB Preview '15: The @Nationals are ready to do some damage http://t.co/cpi8mINpRg pic.twitter.com/r26uwvnWjy — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) March 24, 2015 ENHANCE. In two years, Bryce Harper has aged 10 years and also become the Hulk. pic.twitter.com/Vm17HmDyab — Lindsay Applebaum (@lindsapple) March 24, 2015 Compare and contrast!
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I know you don’t want to read any more transcripts of Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon talking about Bryce Harper, but think of it like the 150-pound wheels of affordable Wisconsin cheddar you see at Whole Foods. Selling lots ofShow More Summary
ESPN The Magazine’s baseball preview issue declares it’s the Nationals’ time — now and in the coming years.The magazine projects the Nationals to win a major league-best 91 games, which is 10 more than their projected closest competitor in the National League East, the Miami Marlins. Show More Summary
KISSIMMEE, Fla. — In his longest outing of spring training, Max Scherzer tossed 65 pitches over five innings on Friday against the Astros. He struck out six batters and allowed one run on three hits, including a solo home run, and hit one batter in the Nationals’ 7-5 win. Show More Summary
Bryce Harper hit his first home run and Max Scherzer struck out six in five innings Friday, leading the Washington Nationals to a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros.
Just because the next Mike Trout or Bryce Harper might not show up for another 10-20 years doesn't mean that Major League Baseball is devoid of young players with superstar potential who are ready to take the stage as the "next big thing." But...Show More Summary
The Nationals outfielder intentionally goaded a runner into trying to advance.
The play worked, but Matt Williams still doesn’t like it.