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Fri Aug 1804:03RF Bryce Harper on West Coast trip but certainly not in playing ...
RF Bryce Harper is on the West Coast trip but certainly not in a playing capacity. Harper is out for an indefinite time period with a knee injury. "He's not cleared to do much but he is part of this team," manager Dusty Baker said. "It's not like football where you shelf some guy until he is ready to play." Harper contributed recently to Howie Kendrick being thrust into a starting role in right field. Harper is sharing knowledge with Kendrick about the various angles and nuances of playing that spot.
Wed Aug 1622:08RF Bryce Harper (hyperextended left knee) most likely will trave...
RF Bryce Harper (hyperextended left knee) most likely will travel with the team to San Diego and Houston to get treatment, manager Dusty Baker said Wednesday. Harper went on the DL on Sunday after he was injured on Saturday as he tried to beat out a grounder.
Wed Aug 1607:08RF Bryce Harper (hyperextended left knee) did not get chance Tue...
RF Bryce Harper (hyperextended left knee) did not get the chance Tuesday to play against Mike Trout, another young star. Harper went on the DL on Sunday after he was injured in the first inning Saturday against the Miami Marlins. The Angels began a two-game series Tuesday in Washington.
Mon Aug 1402:24RF Bryce Harper (hyperextended left knee) on 10-day disabled lis...
RF Bryce Harper (hyperextended left knee) went on the 10-day disabled list Sunday after he was injured running out a groundout Saturday night. He got an MRI on Sunday and saw a doctor and tested his agility. "I just said to the doctor: 'I'm just going to jump back and forth on both sides, and if I collapse on the ground, then so be it,'" Harper told reporters Sunday. "So I jumped back and forth, and did some figure skater stuff and tried to put as much force on it as I could to see if I hit the ground. It was definitely sore. But I felt fine, didn't feel like anything that I never felt before. So that was definitely good, and I was just praying that the MRI went well." The Washington right fielder and 2015 National League MVP has a bone bruise in his left knee but no ligament damage, general manager/president, baseball operations Mike Rizzo told reporters at Nationals Park Sunday. The Nationals hope he can return at some point this season. "We dodged a bullet here," said Rizzo, who emp... [More]
Mon Aug 1402:23RF Bryce Harper avoided structural damage to injured left knee b...
RF Bryce Harper avoided structural damage to his injured left knee but the All-Star will be out indefinitely because of a significant bone bruise, the Nationals announced Sunday. The 2015 National League MVP has a bone bruise in his left knee but no ligament damage, general manager Mike Rizzo told reporters at Nationals Park on Sunday morning. The Nationals hope he can return at some point this season. Harper was put on the 10-day disabled list with a hyperextended left knee. Harper collapsed in a heap in the bottom of the first inning Saturday night against the San Francisco Giants after he went flying through the air after his spike slipped on a wet first base bag while trying to beat out a groundball in a game that began three hours and one minute late due to a rain delay.
Sun Aug 1321:52MLB notebook: Nationals OF Harper out indefinitely
The news is not as bad as it looked initially for Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper after he was injured in the bottom of the first inning Saturday night against the San Francisco Giants.The right fielder and 2015 National League MVP has a bone bruise in his left knee but no ligament damage, general manager Mike Rizzo said at Nationals Park on Sunday morning. Harper is out indefinitely, but the Nationals hope he can return at some point this season.Harper collapsed in a heap after he went flying through the air when his spike slipped on a wet first base bag while trying to beat out a groundball.Harper was placed on the 10-day disabled list, and outfielder Michael A. Taylor was recalled from his minor league rehab assignment with the Double-A Harrisburg. Taylor had been sidelined due to a right oblique strain.--The San Diego Padres extended the contract of manager Andy Green for three years through the 2021 season.Green, 40, is finishing his second year at the helm.The Padres, made... [More]
Sun Aug 1315:04Nationals RF Harper out indefinitely with bone bruise in knee
WASHINGTON -- The news is not as bad as it looked for Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper about 12 hours after he was injured in the bottom of the first inning Saturday night against the San Francisco Giants.The right fielder and 2015 National League MVP has a bone bruise in his left knee but no ligament damage, general manager Mike Rizzo told reporters at Nationals Park on Sunday morning. The Nationals hope he can return at some point this season."We dodged a bullet here," said Rizzo, who emphasized the Nationals will be cautious in Harper's recovery process. "We're optimistic we'll see him this season."Harper collapsed in a heap after he went flying through the air after his spike slipped on a wet first base bag while trying to beat out a groundball Saturday in a game that began three hours and one minute late due to a rain delay.Harper was put on the 10-day disabled list Sunday and outfielder Michael A. Taylor, who played both games of a doubleheader Saturday in Hartford, Conn., ... [More]
Sun Aug 1303:35RF Bryce Harper left Washington's game in first inning Saturday ...
RF Bryce Harper left Washington's game in the first inning Saturday night against the San Francisco Giants with a left knee injury. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, preliminary tests by Nationals doctors reveal that Harper has a torn ACL and PCL. An MRI was scheduled for Sunday.
Sun Aug 1303:34RF Bryce Harper, National League MVP in 2015, left game in last ...
RF Bryce Harper, the National League MVP in 2015, left the game in the last of the first inning Saturday night against the San Francisco Giants after his left foot slipped on the first base bag as he tried to beat out a ground ball to first baseman Ryder Jones. "We know he hyperextended it when he slipped going across the bag. He's going to get an MRI," manager Dusty Baker said. "We just ask for prayers that it's not serious. We're just urging everybody out there that are Nationals fans and baseball fans to say a prayer for him tonight because he was in obvious pain out there. We're just hoping for the best." On the play, Jones fielded the ball and beat Harper to the bag as pitcher Jeff Samardzija raced over to cover just in case. Harper fell to the ground and held his left knee for several minutes. He was helped off the field and did not put any weight on his left leg as athletic trainer Paul Lessard and hitting coach Rick Schu helped him to the clubhouse. The start of the game was delayed 3 hours, 1 minute by rain Saturday and there was a light rain in the top of the first inning. Harper is hitting .326 with 29 home runs and 89 RBIs in 106 games and 402 at-bats for the first-place Nationals.
Sat Aug 1203:44RF Bryce Harper suspended in April for charging mound after he h...
RF Bryce Harper was suspended in April for charging the mound after he was hit by a pitch by RHP Hunter Strickland of the Giants. Washington manager Dusty Baker was asked Friday if anything will linger from that series in San Francisco. "I don't know. That is a long time. It is kind of on (Strickland). Bryce, he is not pitching," Baker said.
Tue Aug 805:08RF Bryce Harper hit 150th homer of career on Monday, and 29th of...
RF Bryce Harper hit the 150th homer of his career on Monday, and the 29th of the season. He is now hitting .327 on the year with 82 RBIs. "It is a great milestone," manager Dusty Baker said of Harper's 150th career homer.
Sun Aug 603:54RF Bryce Harper hit 28th home run Saturday off Cubs RHP John Lac...
RF Bryce Harper hit his 28th home run Saturday off Cubs RHP John Lackey. According to the Cubs, Harper became the third visiting player -- and second from the Nationals -- to hit a home run off the right field videoboard. Washington's Denard Spain also accomplished the feat on May 25, 2015.
Thu Aug 305:04RF Bryce Harper has 12-game hit streak during which he 21-50 (.4...
RF Bryce Harper has a 12-game hit streak during which he is 21-for-50 (.420). Harper, who turns 25 in October, is getting ready to break the bank. He is earning "just" $13.6 million this year and $21.6 million in 2018 ... but then he is a free agent, and only the wealthiest of teams need apply for his services. With a 1.048 OPS, Harper is on another level and is perhaps the best player in the National League. He is hitting .327 with 26 doubles, 27 homers and 80 RBIs. Only Yankees OF Aaron Judge leads Harper in OPS.
Mon Jul 3103:05OF Bryce Harper has fallen into mini-slump since extending caree...
OF Bryce Harper has fallen into a mini-slump since extending his career-best hitting streak to 19 games Thursday against Milwaukee. Harper was retired in his last two at-bats against the Brewers, then went a combined 0-for-10 in the three-game series against Colorado. It's only the fourth time all season Harper, who grounded out as a pinch hitter in the nightcap, has gone hitless in consecutive games.
Sun Jul 3003:38OF Bryce Harper (0-4) saw 19-game hitting streak and 27-game on-...
OF Bryce Harper (0-for-4) saw his 19-game hitting streak and 27-game on-base streak end in Saturday night's 4-2 loss to the Colorado Rockies. Both were career highs. During the hitting streak, Harper batted .429 with seven doubles, nine home runs, 21 RBIs, 12 walks and 26 runs scored. For the season, he's batting .334. He hit .330 in 2015, his career best.
Fri Jul 2808:53MLB roundup: Nationals blast 8 HRs, rout Brewers
WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals tied a franchise record Thursday with eight home runs in one game -- including four in a row in the third inning -- as they hammered the Milwaukee Brewers 15-2.Brian Goodwin, Wilmer Difo, Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman hit consecutive homers in the third inning off Milwaukee's Michael Blazek (0-1), making Washington the first team to accomplish the feat since Arizona in 2010.Anthony Rendon later homered in the same inning as the Nationals became the sixth team in major league history to rack up five in one frame -- the first since Milwaukee in 2006. Harper and Zimmerman each finished with two home runs and Jose Lobaton also went deep as Washington equaled Montreal's eight-homer output of July 30, 1978, against Atlanta.Blazek, making a spot start in place of the injured Matt Garza, was roughed up, barely recording more outs (seven) than home runs allowed (six) in his 2 1/3 innings. The beleaguered Brewers bullpen was forced to turn to left fielder... [More]
Fri Jul 2804:09OF Bryce Harper blasted first-inning home run to extend hitting ...
OF Bryce Harper blasted a first-inning home run to extend his hitting streak to 19 games, tied with Kansas City's Whit Merrifield for the longest hit streak in MLB this season. Harper has also reached base a career-high 27 straight games. Harper homered again and doubled in the game.
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.
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