Wire Taps: Dusty Baker won't necessarily put Adam Eaton/Trea Turner 1-2; Tanner Roark starts for Team USA March 11; Bryce Harper could be fantasy bust again

Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news before the Nats open their new Spring home with a matchup against the Astros at 1:05 PM EST. Today, for the first time ever, the Washington Nationals will play a home spring training game outside of Viera, Florida.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 hours ago

Video: Bryce Harper hits a massive spring training homer

On Saturday, Bryce Harper ripped a Sean Gilmartin fastball for a massive home run.
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1 day ago

WATCH: Bryce Harper Blasts Home Run in First Spring Swing

 Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper hit a home run so far, so fast in his first Spring Training at-bat that the TV crew for the New York Mets coined a new term: “Crashing” a home run is probably a worthy description for Harper’s assault on the center-middle fastball, which nearly left the fan seating area behind right-centerfield. It’s also not the first time...
2 days ago

Nationals' Bryce Harper mashes monster homer on second pitch of spring training

The Nationals played their first game of spring training today against the Mets. They won, but that's not nearly the biggest story of the day.
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2 days ago

Bryce Harper, Jayson Werth team up for ‘Step Brothers’ photo

The Washington Nationals held picture day on Thursday, and Bryce Harper teamed with Jayson Werth for one heck of a photo.The duo recreated the often-memed photo from the comedy “Step Brothers.” Harper even included a quote from the movie when sharing the picture on Twitter. Here’s a side-by-side comparison of the pictures: And this nice Photoshop job by Yahoo Sports on Twitter...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Best sights and sounds from MLB spring training

Spring training is officially underway and games (kind of) have begun.Across the world of the Internet, we are blessed with amazing news, photos, and fun little tidbits to get us excited for Opening Day.Let’s take a look at some of the happenings around Arizona and Florida as baseball is reintroduced to us. Everything MVP Mike Trout does is amazing, but this is just a little bit...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper uses barbed wire bat as nod to TV show

Bryce Harper had a new weapon with him at spring training on Sunday, and its name is Lucille.Harper was seen at Washington Nationals camp carrying a bat that is wrapped in barbed wire: Those who watch “The Walking Dead” will immediately notice that the bat is the same one used by the villain Negan in the show. Harper received it a few days ago from the show and apparently likes...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper spotted wearing Dallas Cowboys cap

Some Nationals fans who watched WWE’s Monday Night RAW might have woke up on Tuesday morning with a conflicted feeling.Nationals star Bryce Harper was spotted in the crowd with a backwards cap. He briefly turned around and inadvertently revealed a Dallas Cowboys logo.That must have felt like a punch in the gut to Washington D.C. sports fans who root for both the Nationals and...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryce Harper prods Nationals over offseason activity

The Washington Nationals haven’t gone on their usual offseason spending spree this winter, only acquiring Adam Eaton and Derek Norris via trade while dealing away Danny Espinosa and a bucket-load of prospects. They *did* avoid an ugly arbitration hearing with Bryce Harper, inking him to a one-year, $13.625 million deal to keep him in the fold for his third of four arbitration...
Via The Comeback
January 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Harper seeking $400 million, likely to leave Nationals

Washington Nationals fans should probably enjoy Bryce Harper while they can. The star outfielder, who is due to become a free agent after the 2018 season, is reportedly seeking at least a 10-year deal in excess of $400 million for his next contract, a Nationals executive told Bob Nightengale of USA Today. The Nationals, put off by those parameters, have resigned themselves to the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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