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Topic - Doug Harris
The Nationals lose Class A catcher Adrian Nieto to the White Sox in Thursday's Rule 5 draft.
Mike Rizzo announced several changes to his front office, including promotions for top aides Doug Harris and Kris Kline.
There's a video on the Internet of Bryce Harper.
The Washington Nationals' director of player development has clarified remarks in which he compared No. 1 draft pick Bryce Harper to Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson.
The front door of the cramped home clubhouse at 81-year-old Municipal Stadium opens directly into the main parking lot, where fans are free to wait for their heroes after Hagerstown Suns games. On Monday night, they congregated minutes after the final out and waited for one man.
Bryce Harper received a friendly greeting Monday from Stephen Strasburg, one overall No. 1 draft pick greeting another at spring training for the Washington Nationals.
"He looks great," Harris said. "You saw it. There's really not a lot of words that need to go into this. He's extremely prepared. Looks like he's been taking care of business all offseason."
"One of the biggest sins you can make is putting guys into position where they're going to fail early," said Doug Harris, who keeps a close in-person eye on Harper as the Nationals' director of player development. "We're really committed, but lay the blocks before we try to put in some chandeliers and some granite countertops. We want to make sure we've built a good foundation, not only on the field but in the clubhouse."