Washington Nationals v St Louis Cardinals - Game Two

Harper Back in Nats Lineup After Benching

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 #34 of the Washington Nationals at Turner Field. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Bryce Harper Benched 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.


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Brooks Laich On Ovi’s Benching, Caps’ Comeback Win

Brooks Laich joined the Junks to recap comeback win and address Ovi’s “benching.”

106.7 The Fan–11/02/2011