Bryce Harper really liked this pitch from Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Aaron Harang. He really, really liked it. On a 3-1 count in the bottom of the fifth inning, Harper sent Harang's offering all the way over the center field fence and off the wall. Show More Summary
Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper crushed a fifth inning offering from Philadelphia’s Aaron Harang 461 feet for a game-tying homer in fifth inning of Saturday’s game at Nationals Park. You might say that Harper hit the hair off the ball, which just missed landing on the concourse to the right of the batter’s eye in straightaway center field.Read full article >>
Washington Nationals hitting coach Rick Schu has a phrase he uses when right fielder Bryce Harper tries to do too much at the plate. Schu calls it “raging out at the ball,” and it often includes lots of motion from the lower half of Harper’s body that prevents his head from staying still. Solid contact rarely follows. Read full article >>
Ryan Zimmerman’s double in the sixth inning of the Nationals’ 5-2 win over the Phillies on Thursday could’ve resulted in Bryce Harper’s first TOOTBLAN of the young season. Instead, Harper’s run-until-they-tag-you aggressiveness on the base paths led to an insurance run.Read full article >>
If Harper ever decides to give up baseball, he has another career option.
Max Scherzer pitched eight strong innings to get his first win with the Nationals and Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as Washington beat the reeling Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Friday night.
Good morning and happy Kris Bryant Day. The arrival of generational stars Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Manny Machado in the major leagues during the 2012 season set a new standard for all future rookie classes. Yet, despite the lofty...Show More Summary
BOSTON — It wasn’t the play that decided Monday’s loss for the Washington Nationals. Easier plays — including some of those not made — helped do that. But Mookie Betts’s first-inning catch on what would have been a two-run home run for Bryce Harper stood out as one of the afternoon’s most enduring moments.Read full article >>
Mookie Betts hit a three-run homer, took a two-run shot away from Bryce Harper with a flashy catch and stole two bases on the same pitch, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 9-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Monday in their home opener.
If there's anyone who knows how to kick off opening day right, apparently it's Mookie Betts. The Red Sox outfielder already stole a home run away from Bryce Harper before hitting one of his own. Now he's stealing bases - two at a time! One just wasn’t enough for @mookiebetts. Show More Summary
The Washington Nationals and Boston Red Sox are underway on this lovely spring Monday at Fenway Park, and the game has effectively turned into the Mookie Betts Show. The Red Sox outfielder notched his first SportsCenter moment of the game after snagging a high Bryce Harper shot destined to drop in into Boston's bullpen. Show More Summary
There may be hope for Phillies fans yet.Bryce Harper’s solo home run into the flowerbed beyond the left field fence at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday had fans scrambling for a souvenir.The gentleman circled above came up short in his quest for the first-inning home run ball, and it’s a good thing, because he had no intention of keeping it. Show More Summary
At the start of spring training, Bryce Harper threw down the gauntlet for the Washington Nationals when he jokingly asked reporters (h/t Nats Insider), "Where's my ring?" Now, one week into the season, the Nats have a 2-4 record andShow More Summary
The Nats’ young superstar is 0-for-10 lifetime against the Mets’ ace.
The Nationals are 0-1 entering Wednesday’s game against the Mets. They are without their starting left fielder, center fielder, and third baseman. They scored one run Monday, a solo homer by Bryce Harper, but otherwise, their offense looked stagnant. Panic reigns!Read full article >>
Bryce Harper used a variety of walk-up songs in 2014, including Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse,” Moby’s “Flower” and Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off.” A new season calls for new tunes, so Harper solicited suggestions from fans last month.Read full article >>
Bryce Harper knows drama, you have to give him that. He doesn’t shy away from pivotal moments, rarely retreats to irrelevance when there is a chance to be memorable — for better or worse. He is unrelentingly confident in his abilityShow More Summary
When New York Mets starter Bartolo Colon committed his lone mistake Monday, the second-oldest player in baseball spun away and refused to look. His two-seam fastball, aimed down and away, hadn’t sunk, and now Bryce Harper’s blast screamed into Section 142, over the out-of-town scoreboard in right-center field. Show More Summary
Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper took plenty of flak for asking, “Where’s my ring?” in February after the club signed pitcher Max Scherzer to a seven-year, $210 million contract. The Nationals have every reason to be optimistic entering this season. Show More Summary
Bryce Harper has never played a regular-season major league game as a 22-year-old. That comes Monday. Since he was in his mid-teens, he has been scrutinized for how he wears his eye black, the manner in which he trots off his home runs, what he says to pitchers, when he throws to which base, what cereal he prefers. Show More Summary