Injury expert Will Carroll says despite statistical evidence showing head-first slides result in less injuries than feet-first slides, he’d still like to see Bryce Harper “dial it back” on the hustle plays.
Nationals fans got a “thumbs up” from Bryce Harper on Tuesday after the outfielder underwent surgery on his injured thumb.
Washington Nationals star outfielder Bryce Harper will have surgery on his injured thumb and could miss more than two months, according to multiple reports.
Star outfielder Bryce Harper was placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Washington Nationals on Sunday with a sprained left thumb. The move is retroactive to Saturday.
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper will be out of the starting lineup with a left hand injury for Saturday’s game against the San Diego Padres, but available to pinch-hit.
Thanks to their pitching, the San Diego Padres have hovered around the .500 mark despite having the second-lowest batting average in the National League.
“If you never touch the bag, you can never be safe,” Matt Williams said of benching Bryce Harper. He also said Harper hit 6th Tuesday because he doesn’t “see the ball very well” against Tyler Skaggs.
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.
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.