The Nationals have avoided arbitration with superstar Bryce Harper for next year, agreeing to terms of $21.625 million for the 2018 season—the right fielder’s last year guaranteed in Washington before he hits free agency.
Bryce Harper sent a Jordan Lyles fastball to the tree-laden Rockies bullpen this afternoon. He stood and admired the shot for a second, as he should have. There’s no choice but to marvel at a perfect bat-on-ball THWACK like this one.
Bryce Harper hit a pair of home runs yesterday, the second a walk-off shot lifting the Nationals to a 6-4 win over the Phillies. Harper has hit 18 of his 125 career homers against the Phillies—more than he’s hit against any team other than the Marlins.
Bryce Harper won’t be a free agent until after the 2018 season, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early for everyone to start stressing the hell out over how much money he is going to cost. According to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale, the Nationals have already started discussing a possible extension with Harper, and they…
Julio Urias got out of the fifth inning of tonight’s game against the Nationals with a brilliant pickoff of Bryce Harper. He spent most of Jayson Werth’s at-bat trying to get Bryce Harper out at first, and after a few tries, he finally got him.
Maybe this is weird to say, but I don’t think any player in baseball is as visually captivating as Bryce Harper. The home runs and helmet-ditching sprints from home to second—all produced by that loopy, torquing swing of his—are an easy sell, but there’s also just something about the way Harper looks.
Strong-as-hell swimming champion Katie Ledecky is from Washington D.C., and the Nationals invited her to come throw the first pitch tonight before their game against the Orioles. She arrived, as well she should, decked out in all five of her recently-acquired Olympic medals. Thankfully, Bryce Harper was kind enough to…
If you throw that fastball as straight as an arrow and lay it right over the middle of the plate, you’re liable to watch it fly all the way out of the ballpark. Bud Norris did just that against Bryce Harper, who proceeded to jerk a big dong to the third deck.
Look, Bryce Harper has been sort of grumpy fella lately, on account of everyone is walking him and pitching around him like he’s Babe Ruth or something. Not so much tonight. Mike Leake hung a pitch against Harper this evening so he sent it to the third deck.
The last time Matt Harvey and Stephen Strasburg faced off in Queens, fans spent much of the night chanting “Harvey’s better!” Last night, a rain of boos.
MLB has fined and suspended Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper for one game for “his actions” after he was ejected in Monday’s game against the Tigers. Harper will appeal.
Moments after being ejected by umpire Brian Knight for arguing balls and strikes, Nationals slugger Bryce Harper got some words of revenge while celebrating Clint Robinson’s walk-off homer. Make baseball fun again!
Bryce Harper hasn’t logged an official at-bat in his last 11 plate appearances. He was walked a grand total of 13 times during a four-game series against the Cubs, and set an MLB record by reaching base seven times in Sunday’s game without recording an at-bat: He was walked three times, intentionally walked three…
With a full count on Bryce Harper in Sunday’s game, Phillies pitcher Jeanmar Gomez threw a sinker over the plate. The Nats outfielder put that pitch straight into the damn toilet.
Come on, it’s Bryce Harper. It shouldn’t take you more than 10 seconds to figure this one out.
Mmmm. Mmmmm. Love the taste of my glove. MMMM.
Bryce Harper’s 2016 season is off to a roaring start. He crushed a dinger in his first at-bat today, then continued his crusade on baseball’s stodgy unwritten rules with a timely (except for the trucker hat part) fashion choice.
ESPN’s Tim Keown has a profile of Nationals superstar Bryce Harper out today, and it contains a lengthy quote from Harper that you should print out and frame.
I don’t work out, but I still feel comfortable saying that this looks like a pretty dumb way to exercise: