Albert Pujols became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night.
Albert Pujols has hit the 500th home run of his career, becoming the 26th player in major league history to reach that milestone.
In the era of the pitch count and a seemingly growing Tommy John epidemic in Major League Baseball, former pitching coach Leo Mazzone says the “key to lowering risk of arm injury” is throwing more with less exertion.
Raul Ibanez delivered a tiebreaking three-run double as a pinch hitter in the eighth inning on a night that Mike Trout and Bryce Harper went a combined 2 for 8 with zero runs or RBIs in their first matchup as opponents.
The presidents races at Nationals games are always entertaining, but a special Easter guest added a surprising twist to Sunday’s contest.
Denard Span hit a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Washington Nationals, with Bryce Harper back in the lineup, rallied past the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Sunday.
Bryce Harper will start Sunday in for the Nationals a day after he was replaced in the sixth inning for lack of hustle.
Bryce Harper was benched for “lack of hustle” in the Nationals 4-3 home loss to the Cardinals on Saturday, a decision which manager Matt Williams made for the young slugger’s failure “inability to run 90 feet,” he said after the game.
Adam Wainwright threw a two-hitter Thursday night for his seventh career shutout, chipped in at the plate with a double and single, and St. Louis benefited from four errors by Washington in the Cardinals’ 8-0 victory.
Hall of fame catcher Johnny Bench lauded Bryce Harper of the Nationals for his talent in a recent interview, while also taking a shot about his durability and inability to avoid running into outfield walls.
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