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Fantasy Update

Apr 20, 2014
Rotoworld
Bryce Harper is back in the Nationals' lineup Sunday.
Apr 19, 2014
ESPN Fantasy Baseball
Lance Lynn helped his own cause by hitting an RBI double in the second inning and Washington slugger Bryce Harper was benched for not hustling in the Cardinals 4-3 win over the Nationals.
Apr 17, 2014
KFFL
Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (quadriceps) is back in the starting lineup Thursday, April 17, ...
The Nationals Enquirer 12 hours ago

Video: Bryce Harper and Mike Trout play catch in Arizona Fall League in 2011

Even though Bryce Harper and Mike Trout didn't do much of anything in their much-anticipated "SHOWDOWN" last night, it doesn't make the above video clip of Harper and Trout playing catch and chatting during their 2011 Arizona Fall League stint...
The Nationals Enquirer 12 hours ago

This Bryce Harper vs. Mike Trout promo is just a little over the top

Up above, the Nationals TV ad promoting the first "head-to-head showdown" between Bryce Harper and Mike Trout, which starts tonight at Nationals Park. If you close your eyes and listen, this could almost be a promo for a boxing match...
The Nationals Enquirer 13 hours ago

Mike Trout beats Bryce Harper in game in which Mike Trout and Bryce Harper did nothing

Up above: Raul Ibanez might not be Bryce Harper or Mike Trout, but he might be old enough to be Bryce Harper or Mike Trout's grandfather. Angels 4, Nationals 2: Death, taxes, and Raul Ibanez absolutely killing the Nats (watch...
The Nationals Enquirer 13 hours ago

So Bryce Harper asked out of game to preserve his hitting streak because Jose Fernandez was pitching?

And so, Thomas Boswell of the Washington Post took a hatchet to Bryce Harper with a column Monday morning that reeked of someone in the Nats organization (Mike Rizzo?) feeding him lines in order to support Matt Williams. Later in...
Washington Post 15 hours ago

Nats’ Harper, Angels’ Trout wrap up their first series against each other

Bryce Harper and Mike Trout will forever be linked, compared and scrutinized. The two phenoms have a lot in common: Both are young — Harper’s 21 and Trout’s 22. Though they were drafted a year apart, both were rookies of the year in 2012. And both played on the same Arizona Fall League team in 2011. Read full article >>
Washington Post 18 hours ago

DC Sports Bog: Wizards’ early advantage, Harper’s benching and Capitals’ waiting game

Dan Steinberg, LaVar Arrington and Jason Reid joined Jonathan Forsythe on Post Sports Live to discuss the Wizard-Bulls playoff series and preview Game 3 in Washington, debate whether Nationals manager Matt Williams was right to bench Bryce Harper for not hustling on a routine groundout, and discuss why Capitals owner Ted Leonsis is waiting to make a move in the team’s management after a disappointing season. Read full article >>

Coffee and Clippings: Harper-Trout tilt an ad for interleague play

Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) of ESPN writes that the Bryce Harper-Mike Trout tilt is an ad for interleague play… Baseball is a different animal than other sports, so those of us in the media who keep playing the Magic Johnson-Larry Bird card regarding Mike Trout and Bryce Harper are overlooking an inconvenient truth: The pitcher is the guy with the […]
Baltimore Sun Apr 21, 2014

Nationals star Bryce Harper not keen on comparisons to Mike Trout

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper and Mike Trout have been linked for years, from the amount of hype attached to them as amateurs, to being called up to the big leagues for good on the same day in 2012, winning rookie-of-the-year awards that season and being touted as two of the game’s brightest young stars.
MASN Sports Apr 21, 2014

Harper and Trout understand hyped matchup, but focus is on winning - Byron Kerr

With the arrival of the Los Angeles Angels in D.C. comes the much anticipated matchup between 22-year-old Mike Trout and 21-year-old Bryce Harper. Trout was the 25th overall selection in 2009, while Harper arrived as the first overall pick in...
Washington Post Apr 21, 2014

Nats Journal: Mike Trout, Bryce Harper prepare to clash amid comparisons, hype

Tonight’s Angels-Nationals game had been circled on the schedule since winter. ESPN sent a crew and a reporter for live shots starting in mid-afternoon which, uncomfortably, played in the Nationals clubhouse. The Nationals placed commercials and newspaper ads hyping Mike Trout vs. Bryce Harper, with the team logos sprinkled somewhere there, too. Forty-eight other players? Whatever do you mean? Read full article >>

Mike Trout, Bryce Harper prepare to clash amid comparisons, hype

Tonight’s Angels-Nationals game had been circled on the schedule since winter. ESPN sent a crew and a reporter for live shots starting in mid-afternoon – which, uncomfortably, played in the Nationals clubhouse. The Nationals placed commercials and newspaper ads hyping Mike Trout vs. Bryce Harper, with the team logos sprinkled somewhere there, too. Forty-eight other […]

Nationals-Angels discussion thread: Game 20

The Nationals will try to pull above .500 on their homestand as they open against the Angels. Mike Trout and Bryce Harper have grabbed most of the attention, but Albert Pujols, perhaps the best right-handed hitter of his generation, is closing in on a milestone. He enters the series with 498 career homers, and so […]
Washington Post Apr 21, 2014

Nats Journal: Nationals-Angels discussion thread: Game 20

The Nationals will try to pull above .500 on their homestand as they open against the Angels. Mike Trout and Bryce Harper have grabbed most of the attention, but Albert Pujols, perhaps the best right-handed hitter of his generation, is closing in on a milestone. He enters the series with 498 career homers, and so it’s possible Pujols will hit his 500th home run in Nationals Park -- the same stadium where he hit No. 400, off Jordan Zimmermann. Read full article >>
CSN Washington Apr 21, 2014

Harper and Trout on playing each other, comparisons

Bryce Harper and Mike Trout understand the comparisons between each other, but Harper downplays the matchup.

Harper and Trout on playing each other, comparisons between the two

They are linked by Rookie of the Year awards, two All-Star appearances by the age of 22, and a good deal of hype, but Monday will be the first time we see both Bryce Harper and Mike Trout on the same field for a regular season MLB game. They are two young phenoms who could define…

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