Nats' Bryce Harper And The Inevitable Backlash?

Will Leitch, of Gawker and Deadspin fame, who now writes at Sports on Earth and New York Magazine, was on the MLB Network this week to talk about Washington Nationals' outfielder Bryce Harper and what the future might hold for the Nats' phenom?

Nats: April Review W/ CSNWashington's Chase Hughes

As I note below, the following video was filmed this past Sunday in Nationals Park. CSNWashington.com's Chase Hughes and I talked about the first month of the Washington Nationals' 2013 campaign and what concerns we had thus far and what went well.

Wire Taps; Harper's Bruised Side; Zimmermann <3

Bryce Harper's bruised side. Jayson Werth's injured ankle and hamstring. Ryan Zimmerman's hammy. Stephen Strasburg's irritated forearm. Tough couple weeks for the Washington Nationals, but they still have to play the games. One more tonight in ATL...

Nats Rewind: Jordan Zimmermann's "Blueprint Game."

Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann dominated the Atlanta Braves last night and made Ian Desmond's two-run home run hold up over eight scoreless innings of work, after which Nats' closer Rafael Soriano threw a scoreless ninth.

Game 28 WPA: NN is good at pitching. Nats 2, ATL 0

Pfff, not like he threw a complete game or anything.

Nats' Bryce Harper's Bruised Side Aggravated...

The Washington Nationals' 20-year-old superstar outfielder Bryce Harper left tonight's game early after he was seen visibly wincing after a check swing, but Nats' skipper Davey Johnson said after the win it was just a deep bruise.

Nats 2-0 Over Braves: Zimmermann w/ 8.0 Scoreless

Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann retired the last seventeen batters he faced and tossed eight scoreless in a dominant outing against the Atlanta Braves. Ian Desmond's two-run home run provided all the offense the Nats needed. 2-0.

Nats' Lineup vs Braves: Zimmermann vs ATL; Lombo!!

The Washington Nationals send Jordan Zimmermann to the mound tonight in Turner Field hoping he can stop the team's season-long losing streak (five games) against the Atlanta Braves. Can Steve Lombardozzi lead the Nats to victory?

Rizzo Updates On Solis, Purke And Giolito

Washington Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo talked about top prospects RHP Lucas Giolito and LHPs Matt Purke and Sammy Solis this morning on 106.7 the FAN in D.C. and update everyone on each of their respective recoveries from surgery. Good news follows...

Rizzo On 106.7 The FAN In D.C. On Inconsistency

Washington Nationals' GM Mike Rizzo told 106.7 the FAN in D.C.'s Holden Kushner and Danny Rouhier this morning that his team hadn't come close to reaching their potential yet and he said he and the players were waiting for the team get going.

Wire Taps: Nats' Skipper Trying No.1 Option

Washington Nationals' manager Davey Johnson said last night he might try a few new guys in the lineup after the second loss in a row to Atlanta and the fifth straight to start the season against the Braves. Move No.1: Insert No.1 into the lineup...

Nats Rewind: Gio At A Loss; Braves Confound Lefty

Washington Nationals' left-hander Gio Gonzalez had a hard time explaining what went wrong on the mound tonight in Turner Field as he walked five and K'd nine in 4.0 IP in which he threw 95 pitches. The Atlanta Braves beat Gio and the Nats 8-1.

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