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Latest Bryce Harper Items
The Nationals avoided a getting swept by the Miami Marlins on Sunday with a 5-2 victory in 10 innings that helped them stay above the .500 mark at the break. At 48-47, the Nationals' mood was upbeat, but their task for the rest of this season remains tall.
Bruce Bochy wasn't willing to go with the small sampling size and make Yasiel Puig an All-Star, though he might have been tempted to change his mind after watching the rookie sensation do a little bit of everything in helping the Dodgers to a win Sunday in San Francisco.
Let's not dissect every possible movement the kid can make and try to find a smidge of possible negative. Let's enjoy the Home Run Derby for what it is and have some fun watching Bryce Harper try to blast a few balls out of Citi Field in New York.
There's no better reminder that the long-dormant race for the National League East's pennant is finally alive than Scott Hairston. No, that's not a misprint.
A Gallup poll, timed for the Fourth of July, found that while 85 percent of Americans are "proud to be an American," 71 percent also believe our Founding Fathers would be "disappointed" in the America of today. It's important to realize that we owe our great national pride — our patriotism — to freedom itself.
For everything that went on at Nationals Park on Saturday, the five pitches Drew Storen threw might have gone unnoticed. His boss definitely noticed.
Two Nationals have definitely made the All-Star team. Starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann will take his 12-3 record to New York for the July 16 game, courtesy of the players' vote. Left fielder Bryce Harper will start, thanks to the fan ballotting. Ian Desmond could still get onto the National League roster.
Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper isn't resting this weekend, after all.
Lost in all the commotion about Yasiel Puig are the trickiest predicaments when it comes to the All-Star game.