This Is How You Play A Ball Off The Wall

In the grand scheme of things, this behind-the-back, no-look corral by the Nats' Kevin Frandsen—a utility infielder by trade who was starting in Houston, which has the least intuitive outfield in the majors—did not ultimately affect the game. Both runners scored on the next play. But come on, how fucking cool was… » 4/30/14 2:14pm 4/30/14 2:14pm

Bryce Harper Hits The DL After Sliding Head-First

Perhaps the only consolation for Bryce Harper after a shitty week on the basepaths is that it'll be a while before he has to run them again. The Nationals placed Harper on the disabled list with a thumb injury suffered while sliding head-first, and the team fears he could be out a lot longer than 15 days. » 4/28/14 10:45am 4/28/14 10:45am

Bryce "Nothing But Hustle" Harper Benched For Lack Of Hustle

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was benched in yesterday's game against the Cardinals; manager Matt Williams said Harper's early exit came from a lack of hustle. The decision isn't a big deal, but it's amusing if you look at the Nationals' latest program, which advertises Harper on the cover, along with… » 4/20/14 12:00pm 4/20/14 12:00pm