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Federal Baseball Sep 20, 2017
Washington Nationals injury update: Bryce Harper could return to Nats next week...

Washington Nationals injury update: Bryce Harper could return to Nats next week...

Dusty Baker and Mike Rizzo provided updates on Bryce Harper’s rehab and the simulated game Harper took part in on Tuesday afternoon in Atlanta... It’s conceivable, according Washington Nationals’ General Manager Mike Rizzo, who has said as much from the moment they received a diagnosis on Bryce Harper’s injured left knee, that the Nats’ 24-year-old outfielder will be able to return before the end of the regular season. Considering how things looked at first, and how bad the bone bruise in his knee and strain of his calf were, it’s something of a minor miracle he is this close to...
Federal Baseball Sep 20, 2017
Washington Nationals injury update: Bryce Harper on a crash course to return...

Washington Nationals injury update: Bryce Harper on a crash course to return...

Bryce Harper continues to work his way back, taking batting practice and running the bases today in SunTrust Park... Both Washington Nationals’ General Manager Mike Rizzo and Manager Dusty Baker provided updates on 24-year-old outfielder Bryce Harper today, as the hard-hitting slugger does what he can to get back in the lineup before the start of the NLDS. “Harp came out looking good. The anchor leg, his left leg, which is Harp’s back leg, his power leg, came through it fine.” - Mike Rizzo on Bryce Harper after simulated game Rizzo was on 106.7 the FAN in D.C.’s The Sports Junkies...
Federal Baseball 13 hours ago
Washington Nationals injury update: Bryce Harper could return in Philadelphia...?

Washington Nationals injury update: Bryce Harper could return in Philadelphia...?

Bryce Harper does love hitting in Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park. Will he be back in the Washington’s Nationals’ lineup for the three-game set with the Phillies? Bryce Harper shagged fly balls in Atlanta, before the finale of the Nationals’ three-game set with the Braves, and according to reports on Thursday he could return to Washington’s lineup early next week in Philadelphia. MASN’s Mark Zuckerman noted that Harper did shag fly balls in SunTrust Park, but, “... did not take batting practice today [on] a planned day off.” “[Dusty] Baker said he’ll travel with the...
Talk Nats Sep 19, 2017

Game #150 All eyes on Max Scherzer and Bryce Harper in Atlanta

If you missed our report a few days ago, tonight was supposed to be Gio Gonzalez’s start but he was pushed to tomorrow giving him 3 extra days of rest. Max Scherzer will start tonight coming after a very controversial … The post Game #150 All eyes on Max Scherzer and Bryce Harper in Atlanta appeared first on TalkNats.com.
Federal Baseball Sep 19, 2017
Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Series Preview: Nats’ slumping offense looks to wake up in Atlanta

Washington Nationals vs Atlanta Braves Series Preview: Nats’ slumping offense looks to wake up in Atlanta

The Washington Nationals haven’t been the same offense without Bryce Harper, but they hope to build off their late-inning outburst from their series finale with the Dodgers. Nationals (90-59) vs. Braves (67-81) Series Info: Game 1: Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 7:35 p.m. EST (MASN2/106.7 The Fan) Game 2: Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 7:35 a.m. EST (MASN2/106.7) Game 3: Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7:35 p.m. EST (MASN2/106.7) Pitching Matchups: Tuesday: Max Scherzer (14-6, 2.59 ERA) vs. Luiz Gohara (1-1, 6.30) Wednesday: Gio Gonzalez (14-7, 2.68) vs. Lucas Sims (2-5, 5.52) Thursday: Tanner Roark (13-9, 4.43)...

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