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Jul 22, 2014
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Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (rest) is back in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 22. ...
Washington Post Jul 26, 2014

Nats Journal: Bryce Harper tweaks his stance again, searching for comfort

In each of his at-bats in Friday’s game against the Reds, Bryce Harper had a slight variation on his batting stance. In his first at-bat, he returned to his old stance, knees bent and the bat high near his shoulder. In his second at-bat, however, his stance looked like a cross between his old stance and the newer one he had been using when he returned from the all-star break. His third at-bat featured the full new stance, nicknamed “stack and jack,” where Harper stands upright and holds the bat lower near his chest. Read full article >>

Bryce Harper tweaks his stance again, searching for comfort

In each of his at-bats in Friday’s game against the Reds, Bryce Harper had a slight variation on his batting stance. In his first at-bat, he returned to his old stance, knees bent and the bat high near his shoulder. In his second at-bat, however, his stance looked like a cross between his old stance […]
Washington Post Jul 25, 2014

Nats have their wood bat preferences, but science suggests there is no difference.

If a bat doesn’t feel right to Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper, he’ll toss it right away. Some minor league players can have it. Harper can just tell it’s all wrong. He likes ash wood bats in the winter. Maple wood bats are for the summer. Maples are harder, and that feels right. Read full article >>
Washington Post Jul 24, 2014

DC Sports Bog: MLB Network’s Brian Kenny shares Bryce Harper’s opinion about the best Nationals lineup

Two weeks after his MLB Network colleague Greg Amsinger described the Nationals as an “enigma” that lacked an “it factor” during an interview with Chad Dukes on 106.7 The Fan, Brian Kenny joined the Junkies on Wednesday to offer his own thoughts on the current state of the team. Read full article >>
KFFL Jul 22, 2014

Nationals | Bryce Harper back in lineup

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (rest) is back in the starting lineup Tuesday, July 22. ...
Washington Post Jul 21, 2014

Nats Journal: Matt Williams rests Bryce Harper against a left-handed starter

Before the Nationals arrived in Colorado, Manager Matt Williams explained to Bryce Harper how he planned to use him. Harper had busted loose in the first series of the second half, using his new stance to rip five hits, draw two walks and a smash a homer in 12 plate appearances. But for myriad reasons, Harper would be sitting in the series opener, his second time out of the lineup in six games. Read full article >>

Matt Williams rests Bryce Harper against a left-handed starter

Before the Nationals arrived in Colorado, Manager Matt Williams explained to Bryce Harper how he planned to use him. Harper had busted loose in the first series of the second half, using his new stance to rip five hits, draw two walks and a smash a homer in 12 plate appearances. But for myriad reasons, […]
CSN Washington Jul 21, 2014

Harper sits, Zimmerman in left as Nats face Rockies

Bryce Harper gets a night off and Ryan Zimmerman shifts to left field as the Nationals open their road trip at Colorado. Join the conversation on Nats Insider!

Game 97: Nats at Rockies

Before Bryce Harper returned to his lineup three weeks ago, Matt Williams suggested he planned to mix and match his lineups, with Ryan Zimmerman in particular bouncing around multiple positions. To date, that hadn’t really happened. Zimmerman stayed at third base. Harper stayed in left field. Denard Span stayed in center field. Anthony Rendon stayed…
The Nationals Enquirer Jul 21, 2014

Bryce Harper unveils new "stack and jack" batting stance, hair style

And so, Bryce Harper introduced a new hair style and a new batting stance in his return from the All-Star break. Let's just call the batting stance "stack and jack" and the hair cut "jack and stack" for simplicity. Via...
KFFL Jul 20, 2014

Nationals | Bryce Harper tweaks stance

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper has been using a new since the All-Star break. He ...
Washington Post Jul 20, 2014

Nats Journal: Bryce Harper tweaks his batting stance

Over the past few weeks, Bryce Harper had been thinking about making minor tweak to his batting stance. He felt his hands and legs were too stiff in the batting stance he has long used. He looked jumpy and his head jerked out too often. His body and legs spread out too much when he would swing. So when he returned from the all-star break, he adopted the minor changes. “I just thought maybe I’d loosen up a little bit and make it a feel game and see how it goes,” he said. Read full article >>

Bryce Harper tweaks his batting stance

Over the past few weeks, Bryce Harper had been thinking about making minor tweak to his batting stance. He felt his hands and legs were too stiff in the batting stance he has long used. He looked jumpy and his head jerked out too often. His body and legs spread out too much when he […]

Bryce Harper: Spotlight on the Washington Nationals’ outfielder

Bryce Harper posted a .272 batting average over his first two seasons, but his third year has been a painful one. He missed 59 games because of a torn ligament in his thumb.

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