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Bryce Harper | Outfielder

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (22) / 10/16/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 229
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Bryce Harper slugged his 27th home run of the season Saturday in the Nationals' loss to the Dodgers.
It was an upper-deck blast in the bottom of the ninth inning off a cutter from Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen. Harper, the leading vote getter in the National League for the 2015 All-Star Game, now boasts a 1.169 OPS in 283 at-bats. Jul 18 - 6:53 PM

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Bryce Harper was the leading vote getter in the entire National League for the All-Star game, garnering 13,864,950 ballots.

It will be the third time in his first four years in the big leagues that he has made the National League squad. He'll be joined by Paul Goldschmidt, Dee Gordon, Todd Frazier, Jhonny Peralta, Buster Posey, Giancarlo Stanton and Matt Holliday in the starting lineup for the senior circuit. Stanton is on the disabled list and will not be able to appear in the game, and Holliday's status is up in the air.
Jul 5 - 8:20 PM

Bryce Harper went 3-for-4 with a two-run homer, a walk, and two runs scored in Saturday's 9-3 win over the Giants.

Using a special Fourth of July-themed bat, Harper took Madison Bumgarner deep in the first inning. Bumgarner hadn't given up a home run to a left-handed batter in 47 starts. Harper is now up to 25 home runs, which ties him with Cincinnati's Todd Frazier for second in the National League. He owns a ridiculous .344/.470/.719 batting line on the year.
Jul 4 - 2:39 PM

Bryce Harper is in Tuesday's lineup against the Braves.

Harper returned from his right hamstring strain in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader, but sat out the second game. He'll hit cleanup Tuesday against Shelby Miller.
Jun 30 - 3:36 PM

Bryce Harper is not in the Nationals lineup for the second game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Phillies.

Harper returned to the lineup in Game 1 on Sunday, going 1-for-4 plus a walk. Clint Robinson will draw the start in left field and bat fourth for the Nationals.
Jun 28 - 4:50 PM

Bryce Harper (hamstring) is back in the Nationals' lineup for the first game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Phillies.

Harper hasn't played since Wednesday due to a minor right hamstring strain, but he's made the necessary progress in order to return to action Sunday. The Nats figure to play it safe and rest him for the second game of the doubleheader.
Jun 28 - 10:48 AM

Bryce Harper (hamstring) remains out of the Nationals starting lineup on Saturday.

Harper continues to feel better by the day, but isn't quite ready to return to the Nationals lineup. Clint Robinson will once again draw the start in his place.
Jun 27 - 1:59 PM

Nationals manager Matt Williams said that an MRI on Bryce Harper's right hamstring came back "pretty good."

Williams added that Harper is "better, but still a little tight," so that's why he's out of the lineup again on Friday. It sounds like the outfielder has a good shot to return at some point over the weekend.
Jun 26 - 5:24 PM

Bryce Harper (leg) remained out of the Nationals' lineup Friday.

Harper has missed two starts in a row because of cramping in his right leg. He should be ready to return at some point over the weekend. Clint Robinson is getting another start in right field.
Jun 26 - 3:39 PM

Bryce Harper (leg) is not in the Nationals' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon against the Braves.

Harper received treatment for a cramp in his right leg after Wednesday's game and will get a day of rest on Thursday. Clint Robinson is starting in right field and batting cleanup in the Nationals' series finale with Atlanta.
Jun 25 - 12:42 PM

Bryce Harper received treatment after Wednesday's game for a right leg cramp.

Harper grabbed the leg after landing on second base with a double in the 11th inning, but he stayed in the game and eventually scored the winning run. Nationals manager Matt Williams said he'll be re-evaluated on Thursday. It doesn't sound like something that should keep him out more than a day, if that.
Jun 24 - 10:51 PM

Bryce Harper went 2-for-5, contributing to both runs the Nationals scored in Wednesday's 11-inning walk-off win against the Braves.

Harper drove in the Nationals' first run with a single in the seventh inning, breaking a 0-0 tie. The Braves rallied to tie the game in the ninth, sending the game into extras. In the 11th, Harper doubled to put the winning run in scoring position and eventually came around to score on Ian Desmond's walk-off sacrifice fly. The 22-year-old maintains an awe-inspiring .340/.466/.719 batting line with 24 home runs and 58 RBI on the year.
Jun 24 - 10:18 PM

Bryce Harper hit his 24th home run to spark a nine-run first inning as the Nationals defeated the Pirates 9-2 on Sunday.

Harper finished 1-for-4 on the afternoon. He swatted a Charlie Morton offering to right field to give the Nationals an early 2-0 lead in the first inning. The 22-year-old has homered in back-to-back games. Along with 24 total on the year, he's knocked in 57 runs and is hitting .345/.473/.735.
Jun 21 - 4:34 PM

Bryce Harper went 2-for-4 with a homer and two RBI in the Nationals' win over the Pirates on Saturday.

Harper hit a solo shot to deep center in the bottom of the fourth inning and an RBI single in the bottom of the sixth. His hamstring is clearly feeling just fine.
Jun 20 - 6:40 PM

Bryce Harper (hamstring) has returned to the Nationals starting lineup on Saturday.

Harper missed just one game with a strained left hamstring. The 22-year-old is enjoying a season for the ages, slashing .344/.476/.720 with 22 homers and 53 RBI in his first 65 games.
Jun 20 - 12:34 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Tyler Moore
3Clint Robinson
2B1Anthony Rendon
2Danny Espinosa
3Dan Uggla
SS1Ian Desmond
3B1Yunel Escobar
LF1Jayson Werth
2Michael Taylor
3Reed Johnson
CF1Denard Span
2Nate McLouth
RF1Bryce Harper
2Matt den Dekker
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Doug Fister
5Gio Gonzalez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Drew Storen
2Casey Janssen
3Aaron Barrett
4Matt Thornton
5Tanner Roark
6David Carpenter
7Abel de los Santos
8Felipe Rivero
9Sammy Solis
10Craig Stammen