Category Archives: Harper

Mike Rizzo makes a sales pitch for Ohtani; Talks about his Nationals, Bryce Harper, and his own future

Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo appeared on MLB Network yesterday. To open the segment, he was asked to give a sales pitch to Shohei Ohtani who is the most discussed potential free agent this off-season. Here is what Rizzo … Continue reading

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Potential Impact of the MLB Competitive Balance Tax on the Nats Payroll

Having crossed the MLB Competitive Balance Tax threshold for the first time in 2017 the luxury tax will start to have a major impact on the Nats’ payroll decisions in the upcoming years, that is a fact. What that impact … Continue reading

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Bryce Harper started a revolution to “Make Baseball Fun Again”, and it is on full display in this World Series!

Bryce Harper got plunked and it turned into a brawl…three years after he hit two NLDS home runs off of Hunter Strickland in 2014. A year and a half before that brawl, Harper was talking about emotion in baseball in … Continue reading

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Bryce Harper Pizza Reviewer; Hair Flipper; Barstool Sports 5 Guy

Bryce Harper is so talented that he is also a food critic in addition to maintaining a food review site with his wife, Kayla, on Instagram called Harp.Eats. Yesterday, Harper did a food review for Barstool Sports on a New York … Continue reading

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8th 18-gamer: One goal achieved ahead of schedule, tougher challenges await

For previous 18 gamers, click here. At the end of the 7th 18-game set, the Nats were 26 games over .500 and stood atop the NL East by 12 1/2 games. The division title seemed assured: the question was not … Continue reading

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“[Bryce] Harper is on the way.”- Dusty Baker

Watch Bryce. Watch Bryce run. Watch Bryce run fast. "Harper is on the way."- Dusty [email protected]_Rosenthal with a Bryce Harper update. https://t.co/nYJzMwvnER — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) September 16, 2017 That is video proof of a big milestone for Bryce … Continue reading

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7th 18-gamer: Near Heartbreak and Unexpected Heroes

For previous 18 gamers, click here. You may recall that the 6th 18-gamer was essentially the Bryce Harper show.  With six homers, five in the first inning, Bryce led the way to a 10-8 set with a lot of help from … Continue reading

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A slippery slope on-base changes the course of Bryce Harper’s season

Before Bryce Harper‘s unfortunate slip and fall in the 1st inning of Saturday’s 3 hour 1 minute rain delayed game that actually got underway at 10:06 pm while rain was falling, he had aspirations for another great full-season leading his … Continue reading

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6th 18-gamer: Relief Help Arrives as the Rotation Faces Adversity; and Bryce!

For previous 18 gamers, click here. Another pretty good 18 game set for the Nats, keyed by a newly reliable bullpen.   10-8 put us at 64-44, still 20 games over .500 and 13 games up on the Miami Marlins in the … Continue reading

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5th 18-gamer: Bryce was Up, Zim was Down, Murph was Murph, TTB was On Fire

For previous 18 gamers, click here. Regular readers know that Game 90 took place when I was out of the country. Putting together a blog post as scheduled was not in the cards, but I did manage to keep tab … Continue reading

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