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Thu Jul 2703:27OF Bryce Harper extended career-high hitting streak to 18 games ...
OF Bryce Harper extended his career-high hitting streak to 18 games with a first-inning single. He finished the night 1-for-4 but was ejected for the second time this season in the eighth inning after striking out. Harper and Houston's Jose Altuve have the longest active streaks in MLB this season.
Wed Jul 2606:35OF Bryce Harper extended career-high hitting streak to 17 games ...
OF Bryce Harper extended his career-high hitting streak to 17 games with an eighth-inning double. He has reached base for 25 straight games.
Mon Jul 2403:53RF Bryce Harper extended hitting streak to 16 games -- longest a...
RF Bryce Harper extended his hitting streak to 16 games -- the longest active in the majors with a single in the first inning Sunday at Arizona. The All-Star is batting .438 (28-for-64) with five doubles, one triple, seven homers, 17 RBIs and 23 runs scored during the streak. He's also reached base in 24 consecutive games. He already has 25 home runs, one more than a season ago.
Sun Jul 2304:15OF Bryce Harper extended hitting streak to 15 games, longest act...
OF Bryce Harper extended his hitting streak to 15 games, the longest active streak in MLB, with a tape-measure solo homer in the first inning. Harper also has reached base in 23 straight games, the second-longest streak of his career (26 in 2015). Harper also hit his 25th homer, surpassing his 2016 total.
Sat Jul 2204:40RF Bryce Harper extended career-high hitting streak to 14 games ...
RF Bryce Harper extended his career-high hitting streak to 14 games with a double in the fourth inning that broke up D-backs RHP Zack Godley's no-hitter. He was 1-for-3 with two walks, and was robbed of a single on a divine stop by Arizona SS Ketel Marte in the top of the ninth inning. Harper is hitting .463 with four doubles, a triple, six homers, 15 RBIs and 102 walks during the streak.
Thu Jul 2003:45RF Bryce Harper not in starting lineup against Angels, getting d...
RF Bryce Harper was not in the starting lineup against the Angels, getting a day off for rest. Nationals manager Dusty Baker wanted to give his position players who were on the All-Star team a day off in the first series after the break, and 1B Ryan Zimmerman and 2B Daniel Murphy each got a day off when the club opened the second half in Cincinnati. Harper, though, asked that the day off come when the club would be in Anaheim so he could spend time with family who traveled from Harper's hometown of Las Vegas to visit him. OF Chris Heisey started Wednesday in right field in Harper's place.
Wed Jul 1906:13RF Bryce Harper extended hitting streak to 13 games, tying caree...
RF Bryce Harper extended his hitting streak to 13 games, tying his career high, with his fourth four-hit night of the season Tuesday. He hit his 24th home run, two singles and a triple, scoring the go-ahead run in Tuesday's 4-3 win over the Angels. He is hitting .470 with five home runs and 14 RBIs during the streak.
Sun Jul 1603:44OF Bryce Harper extended hitting streak to 10 games with fourth-...
OF Bryce Harper extended his hitting streak to 10 games with a fourth-inning single. Harper hit two home runs in the first game of the series. He is 17-for-39 .436 during the streak. Harper has reached base in 18 straight games.
Wed Jul 1201:41RF Bryce Harper 1-1 with walk and stellar catch in All-Star Game
RF Bryce Harper went 1-for-1 with a walk and a stellar catch in the All-Star Game. Harper made a brilliant diving catch in right-center field, saving what might have been extra bases and an RBI off the bat of Royals C Salvador Perez. "I was just trying to get over there so that ball didn't drop in and they score that run," said Harper, who did a hair flip after making the grab. "Pitching is so good here that I was thinking that one or two runs could win the ball game."
Tue Jul 1111:47Nats' Harper: Let top vote-getters pick All-Star sides
National League All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper would like to see a radical change to the All-Star Game format.The Washington Nationals slugger said Monday he would prefer the teams be drafted by players regardless of league affiliation."It'd be great if let's say the two leading vote-getters by the fans did a draft system and could pick from both sides," Harper said. "So I could be facing Max Scherzer today -- I mean, nobody sees that. It would be a lot of fun to do something like that to make it a little more competition to face somebody on your team, like if (Clayton) Kershaw was facing Justin Turner, or Chris Sale facing Mookie Betts. That'd be a lot of fun."Harper and New York Yankees rookie outfielder Aaron Judge were the leading vote-getters in the balloting this year. Harper had 4,630,306 votes, while Judge tallied 4,488,702.The NHL used a similar idea as Harper's to select teams in 2011, 2012 and 2015 when team captains picked players voted by fans regardless of conference. T... [More]
Mon Jul 1001:48RF Bryce Harper, who got most votes for All-Star game, had singl...
RF Bryce Harper, who got the most votes for the All-Star game, had a single to load the bases with no outs Sunday in the first. He ended the day 2-for-4 and is hitting .325 with 20 homers going into the break.
Wed Jul 505:39RF Bryce Harper, top All-Star vote getter, never gets tired of g...
RF Bryce Harper, the top All-Star vote getter, never gets tired of going to the Midsummer Classic. "It is a blast. You are among the best of the best. It is a huge honor. You can enjoy it with your family and friends. It's definitely humbling and a blessing," he said. Harper was 3-for-4 on Tuesday and drove in two runs and scored three times.
Tue Jul 404:49OF Bryce Harper hit pair of home runs in most recent game, but t...
OF Bryce Harper hit a pair of home runs in his most recent game, but that power won't be on display just prior to this year's All-Star Game. The star right fielder of the Washington Nationals told ESPN that there's "no chance" he will compete in the Home Run Derby as part of the All-Star festivities next week. Harper went deep twice in Sunday night's 7-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. He has 20 homers with 62 RBIs and is batting .318.
Mon Jul 316:09Nationals' Harper: 'No chance' for Home Run Derby
Bryce Harper cranked a pair of home runs in his most recent game, but that power won't be on display just prior to this year's All-Star Game.The star right fielder of the Washington Nationals told ESPN that there's "no chance" he will compete in the Home Run Derby as part of the All-Star festivities next week.Harper was the leading vote-getter when the National League All-Star team was announced Sunday. He is among three starters and five selections overall for National League East-leading Washington.The All-Star Game will be held on July 11 at Miami's Marlins Park. The Home Run Derby is scheduled for the previous night.Harper, the NL Most Valuable Player in 2015, competed in the Home Run Derby in 2013 at New York's Citi Field, finishing second to Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes.The No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 draft, Harper went deep twice in Sunday night's 7-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. He has 20 homers with 62 RBIs and is batting .318.Harper said he "probably" would compete in next year's Home Run Derby, which will be held at Nationals Park in Washington.
Mon Jul 302:37RF Bryce Harper enjoyed 13th multi-homer game of career Sunday n...
RF Bryce Harper enjoyed the 13th multi-homer game of his career Sunday night, cracking two-run shots off Carlos Martinez in the first and third innings. Both came off low changeups, with the second one dipping to about Harper's shins when he lined it into the Cardinals' bullpen in right-center. Eleven of Harper's 20 homers have come on two-strike counts, tied with Milwaukee's Eric Thames for the MLB lead.
Mon Jul 300:02Astros, Nats lead way with 3 All-Star starters each
The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals hold sizable leads in their division races, and each team had three players voted to the starting lineup of the All-Star Game on July 11 in Miami.The All-Star starters, reserves and pitchers were all announced Sunday. Starters were selected by a fan vote, and the pitchers and reserves were chosen by a combination of player vote and selections made by the commissioner's office.The three Astros voted as starters for the American League were second baseman Jose Altuve, shortstop Carlos Correa and outfielder George Springer.Washington's representatives in the National League starting lineup will be first baseman Ryan Zimmerman, second baseman Daniel Murphy and outfielder Bryce Harper, who was the leading vote-getter in the NL.San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey, Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, Cincinnati Reds shortstop Zack Cozart and outfielders Charlie Blackmon of the Colorado Rockies and Marcell Ozuna of the host Miami Marl... [More]
Sun Jul 223:48MLB roundup: Betts' 8 RBIs lead Red Sox past Jays
TORONTO -- Drew Pomeranz pitched six effective innings, and the Boston Red Sox trounced the Toronto Blue Jays 15-1 to complete a three-game sweep.Betts had three-run and two-run homers and an RBI single and a two-run single as the Red Sox won their fourth game in a row.Hanley Ramirez added three hits, including a two-run homer, and three RBIs for the Red Sox, who outhit the Blue Jays 21-5.Pomeranz (8-4) allowed five hits, two walks and one run in six innings to win his second consecutive start. Fernando Abad replaced Pomeranz in the seventh and allowed one walk in three innings to pick up his first save of the season.Braves 4, Athletics 3 (12 innings)OAKLAND, Calif. -- Kurt Suzuki hit two home runs, including a tiebreaking solo shot in the top of the 12th inning, powering Atlanta to a victory against Oakland and a three-game series sweep.Leading off the 12th, the former Oakland catcher launched John Axford's 3-1, 96 mph fastball into the left-center-field seats for his sixth home run o... [More]
Thu Jun 2913:51MLB roundup: Strasburg stymies Cubs; Bryant injured
WASHINGTON -- Stephen Strasburg struck out 13 batters in seven innings, Anthony Rendon was 3-for-3 with a homer, and Bryce Harper was 2-for-4 with two RBIs as the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-4 on Wednesday.There was more bad news for the Cubs as Kris Bryant left in the fifth inning when he rolled his ankle on the third-base bag after he caught a foul pop nearby. He sustained a moderate right ankle sprain; X-rays were negative. Manager Joe Maddon said Bryant "obviously" would be off his feet for a few days.Strasburg (9-2) gave up four hits and three runs (two earned) with pinpoint control. He walked one while throwing 96 pitches, 70 for strikes. The right-hander had allowed 13 runs in his previous 15 1/3 innings.Chicago starter John Lackey (5-9) surrendered a season-high eight earned runs on nine hits (three homers) with two walks, a wild pitch and hit batter in 5 1/3 innings. He had allowed only two runs in his previous 12 innings over two starts.Angels 3, Dodgers 2ANA... [More]
Tue Jun 2704:00RF Bryce Harper got something to hit in first at-bat Monday agai...
RF Bryce Harper got something to hit in his first at-bat Monday against the Cubs. He singled with two outs in the first inning. He had an infield hit in the eighth and was 3-for-5. Last year in May, he walked 13 times in a four-game series against the Cubs, including six in one game. Harper has hit in 17 of his last 18 games and he lifted his average to .321.
Sat Jun 2413:02MLB roundup: Rays beat up on Orioles
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays moved four games above .500 for the first time in nearly two years, surging past the Baltimore Orioles with a 15-5 win on Friday night at Tropicana Field.The Rays jumped out to a 9-2 lead in the first three innings and reset their season high for scoring, getting home runs from Derek Norris, Shane Peterson and Logan Morrison. The slumping Orioles matched a dubious major league record by allowing at least five runs in 20 straight games -- the first team to do so since the 1924 Philadelphia Phillies.Tampa Bay roughed up starter Ubaldo Jimenez (2-3), who didn't survive the third inning. Rays starter Chris Archer (6-4) threw six innings, not needing his best stuff to win his second straight start. The Rays got four RBIs each from Evan Longoria and Peterson, who was called up before the game and had a two-run homer. Marlins 2, Cubs 0MIAMI -- Giancarlo Stanton homered, Jose Urena pitched six scoreless innings and Miami defeated Chicago at Marlins Pa... [More]
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