Nats’ Bryce Harper Leading Baseball in Walks Again

 You won’t see many video highlights of it, but Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper is leading Major league Baseball in a very important offensive category again so far this year: walks. Sure, Harper is having one of the best Aprils at the plate, ever, trailing in OPS to only Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Barry Bonds. Harper went into Wednesday night leading the league in...
3 hours ago

Has Bryce Returned to MVP Form?

Is 2015 Bryce Harper back? Has he risen from the grave? After a disappointing 2016 season, Nationals fans want nothing more than the return of MVP Bryce Harper. It’s nothing new for Harper to have a torrid April. He had a hot start to last season as well. But if he keeps up his current pace, he won’t taper off like he did last year. He is absolutely tearing it up again to start...
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Seven most impressive young cornerstone players in MLB today

The future of baseball is already in front of us.This isn’t in reference to a timeline. The players who represent the future of Major League Baseball are playing in front of us as you read this article.Some are nearing free agency, while others were so special their organizations paid top dollar to make sure they feel cozy and comfy at home for the foreseeable future.The following are...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Up, Three Down: Home run hitters are heating up

Welcome to this week's edition of Three Up, Three Down — your weekly catch-up of the three best highlights (and lowlights) from around the league. We're here for all of the cheers and the jeers, because it's baseball. You can't have a winner without someone losing along the way.This week, we have some hot and cold outfielders, along with some evidence that robotic umpires may not...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Umpire C.B. Bucknor blows another call

C.B. Bucknor must be trying to give us the belief that we can become MLB umpires. Because I have to imagine you or I would be way more competent at the job than this guy.After almost ruining the end of the Nationals-Braves game Tuesday night, Bucknor came back for night two of his “Incredibly Incompetent Tour” of the major leagues.While working third base on Wednesday night...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper hits two homers, including a grand slam

After a disappointing-by-his-standards 2016 season, Bryce Harper has come out mashing in 2017.The 24-year-old former MVP entered Wednesday hitting .354/.475/.688 with four home runs, including a towering walk-off Monday.Well facing Julio Teheran and the Braves on Wednesday, Harper added to his huge 2017 stat line, whacking two dingers in the first two innings, including a grand...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Five surprise MLB players off to great starts

There are some pretty standard names if you look near the top of the MLB statistical leaderboards two weeks into the season. Bryce Harper, Ryan Braun, Francisco Lindor, and Freddie Freeman are all pretty big stars who have gotten off to good starts.However, there are a few other names on that list who, at first glance, don’t seem to belong in the same category as those star players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nats’ Harper Hits 3-R Walkoff HR

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper’s second home run of the day was a walk off three run home run against the Philadelphia Phillies. Harper’s home runs were the third and fourth home runs of his season and the fourth, possibly most important, came against new Phillies closer Joaquin Benoit. Harper has been reaching base at a 44% rate before his game against the Phillies today...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Machado downplays rumors linking him to Yankees

Big-money free agents tend to be linked to the New York Yankees. Manny Machado and Bryce Harper will both hit the open market after the end of the 2018 season barring an extension beforehand, and unsurprisingly, the whispers have already started.Machado, currently manning third base for the Baltimore Orioles, admitted he is “100 percent” going to keep his options open, but downplayed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Would Bryce Harper shave beard, keep hair trimmed to join Yankees?

The possibility of Bryce Harper joining the New York Yankees has long titillated a lot of baseball fans, or at least piqued the interest of many. The Washington Nationals slugger, for what it's worth, has never shied away from the fact he grew up a Yankees fan.And while it seems trivial, almost absurd, recent developments in the Yankees organization beg one curious question: Would...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 08, 2017  |  Discuss

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