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This year, there was no Bryce Harper and no Stephen Strasburg. There was no No. 1 overall pick deemed once-in-a-generation waiting until the clock struck midnight to relent, get paid record sums and join the Washington Nationals.
Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg will make his second rehab start Friday night for Class-A Potomac.
In his first game action in nearly a calendar year, Stephen Strasburg stood on the mound Sunday in Hagerstown and fired fastballs at 98 mph. Needless to say, whatever expectations there were for the Nationals' ace, hitting 98 on the radar guns in his first rehab start after Tommy John surgery probably wasn't one of them.
Drew Storen arrived at the ballpark Sunday morning, just like he's done every Sunday for the past 18 weeks, and he waited. All day, he waited for what could be coming: a trade that would take him from the only professional organization he had known.
Ladies and gentlemen, this concludes the playoff-aspirations portion of our flight. Hope you enjoyed the ride and please come back next year.
Wilson Ramos remembers the day well. It was nearly a year ago that his career changed.
The rain has ended, but the flood of harsh words from the Washington Nationals, Potomac Nationals owner Art Silber and Prince William County hasn't stopped.
Yes, Bryce Harper is still 18 years old. That's easy to forget after his first three months in the minor leagues elevated his legend to levels that would make Paul Bunyan blush.
Taking a long-awaited next step in his progression from former No. 1 overall pick to major league baseball player, Bryce Harper was promoted from low Single-A Hagerstown to Double-A Harrisburg on Monday.