Michael A. Taylor is out of the lineup again as he nurses a sore right knee. So the Nationals will use the same lineup as before, with Bryce Harper in center field. Matt Williams is turning Jose Lobaton behind the plate because he is 7 for 13 with two home runs against Braves starter Julio Teheran. Show More Summary
Fact: Bryce Harper faced 20 pitches Thursday night, not swinging at any of them, which is the second-most pitches without a swing in a game in the last 10 seasons. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats & Info Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper made some history against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, and he did so without ever taking the bat off his shoulder. In the game, Harper saw 20 pitches in four plate appearances. He didn't swing at a single one. Show More Summary
Each season, Bryce Harper has reached a notable milestone in a unique way. Youngest to do this. First 22-year-old in a long time to do that. His pick-a-stat is the highest since someone really good back in the day. So, true to form, Harper found another way to do something unique.Read full article >>
Bryce Harper walked all four times he came to the plate and scored each time as Washington sent Atlanta to its ninth straight loss, 15-1 Thursday night.
The Nationals shellacked the Braves 15-1 on Thursday.
That’s Bryce Harper with what I assume is a bored look on his face while standing on base. He did that a lot tonight. Read more...
Bryce Harper underwent pregame physical therapy on his left hip, and “wants to play today,” according to Nationals Manager Matt Williams, so he is back in the Nationals lineup Thursday night against Braves’ right-hander Matt Wisler. Michael A. Show More Summary
Bryce Harper left Wednesday’s game in St. Louis in the fourth inning with left glute tightness, the Nationals announced during a rare in-game update. The Nationals normally do not provide in-game injury updates. But after speculation mounted about Harper’s removal from the game despite no obvious sign of injury, the Nationals provided a reason.Read full article >>
Washington Nationals All-Star Bryce Harper exited Wednesday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals in the fourth inning after experiencing glute tightness. Continue for updates. Harper Replaced By Matt den Dekker vs. Cardinals Wednesday, Sept. Show More Summary
What is perhaps most impressive about Bryce Harper this late in the season is how well he has managed to keep his approach at the plate. In recent weeks, with the Nationals lineup getting healthy and easing back to form, he has seen fewer pitches to hit. Show More Summary
While Josh Donaldson is clubbing his way toward the American League MVP Award, the field is starting to close in on Bryce Harper for the National League's top honor. From those two chases to the battles for the AL and NL Rookie of the Year trophies, there's still a lot left to be determined in the season's final five weeks. Show More Summary
After the injury dust settled some, the Nationals were forced to be creative to field a complete lineup on Friday. Danny Espinosa will make his career-first start in left field. As a result, Bryce Harper shifts to center field for injured Michael A. Show More Summary
Bryce Harper was a lock to win the NL MVP award at the all-star break. The Nationals had a 87.3 percent chance at winning the NL East and the 22-year-old slugger was batting.339 with 26 home runs, 61 RBI and produced a league-leading 5.7 wins above replacement.Read full article >>
Mike Trout and Bryce Harper are the clear front-runners for the two MVP awards this season. Who are the dark horses that could snatch the awards away from baseball's two poster boys? Bleacher Report's Scott Miller joins Stephen Nelson...Show More Summary
In the words of Ryan Zimmerman, the Nationals “caught a break” when Bryce Harper’s weak ground ball to first base that should have ended the sixth inning was instead ruled a foul ball on Tuesday.After the call, Harper and Yunel Escobar walked to load the bases and Zimmerman hit a grand slam to break open a close game in the Nationals’ 8-3 win over the Padres.Read full article >>
A clever move by Bryce Harper led to the game-changing play that essentially sealed the Washington Nationals' 8-3 win over the San Diego Padres. In the bottom of the sixth inning with two outs, Harper was at bat with one man on. With...Show More Summary
Dressed in full uniform, bat in hand, Bryce Harper stood at home plate at Louise F. Cosca Regional Park in Clinton on Monday and issued a warning to the dozen players lining up at third base for infield practice.Read full article >>
Ted Berg and Jorge Ortiz break it down.
Bryce Harper‘s rise to become one of baseball’s best overall hitters, and arguably the best in the National League, has featured a lot of home runs (31) and walks (90). And while it may get far less attention, two of Harper’s at-bats in Sunday’s win were telling examples of why the right fielder is hitting.330 this season.Read full article >>