Bryce Harper RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bryce Harper Knows ‘Exactly’ Why he Struggled Last Year

    CBS Washington "Bryce Harper’s 2016 season has been the subject of a great deal of scrutiny, and there is substantial reason to believe he was playing through injury throughout. With the Nationals reporting for Spring Training this week, the media finally got its first chance to talk to the star right fielder..." February 18

  • Scott Boras reveals that Bryce Harper played through 'an issue' last season

    CBS Washington "Bryce Harper’s agent says the Nationals right fielder “had an issue that he played through” in 2016. Scott Boras made the remarks on SiriusXM’s “MLB Network Radio. Though the satellite radio station neither offered the agent’s direct quotes, nor did it make the audio available for..." February 10

  • Bryce Harper lobbies for Matt Wieters and Greg Holland

    Hardball Talk "Nothing is happening as the baseball world waits four more hours for the Hall of Fame announcement. Question: why do it at 6pm? For MLB Network ratings? Let’s be real, there are “Golden Girls” reruns on third-tier basic cable that are gonna draw a bigger audience. Why not announce it now so people..." January 18

  • Yankees' Brian Cashman on 'big-game hunting' for Bryce Harper, Manny Machado in 2018

    Newark Star-Ledger "A lot of hard-core Yankees fans already can't until the 2018 offseason. They know the big names who can become free agents that year, and they've heard rumors that Yankees are freeing up money now to make a big run then for Bryce Harper and/or Manny Machado. And so, GM Brian Cashman was put..." January 18

  • Harper avoids arbitration with $13.625M deal

    ESPN "The Washington Nationals and star outfielder Bryce Harper agreed to a one-year deal for $13,625,000 on Friday, a source told ESPN's Buster Olney. Harper will again avoid arbitration. He did so before the 2014 season by signing a two-year deal that paid him $5 million this past season. In..." January 13

  • Let's read way too much into this Bryce Harper tweet about the Yankees

    CBS Sports "Via Big League Stew, we learn of a series of tweets that involve Bryce Harper and the Yankees and thus amount to Broiling SEO Lava Flow. Are we about to make too much of what follows? You're blasted right we are. First, MLB sent out the following tweet of appreciation regarding Mr. Harper's..." January 05

  • Manny Machado vs. Bryce Harper: Who Really Deserves MLB's First $400M Deal?

    Bleacher Report "Major League Baseball already has a $300 million contract. Its first $400 million contract could come soon. Call it a hunch based on where Manny Machado and Bryce Harper are in their careers. The Baltimore Orioles' third baseman and the Washington Nationals' right fielder have much in..." January 04

  • Mets' Syndergaard calls out Bryce Harper in Instagram comment

    Yardbarker "Hey Noah Syndergaard, tell us how you really feel about Bryce Harper. Harper posted a video to his Instagram account Saturday showing him and his brother Bryan in Ohio State gear ahead of the Buckeyes’ playoff game against Clemson. Harper used the “Saturdays are for the boys” line in his video,..." January 01

  • Bryce Harper got married to his longtime girlfriend over the weekend

    CBS Sports "The time has come to go spelunking through the personal lives of athletes with substantial powers of search engine optimization. Come with us, won't you? As it happens, Nationals outfielder, 2015 NL MVP, and young American thunderclap Bryce Harper over the weekend married longtime girlfriend..." December 19

  • How much is Bryce Harper really worth?

    Fox Sports "Don't sell me short. That's what Bryce Harper told a Washington D.C. sports-talk radio show in February when a host floated the idea that the Nationals' outfielder could be baseball's first $400 million player. The comment, whether it was tongue-and-cheek or not, received backlash — who does..." December 15

  • Nationals, taken aback by Bryce Harper's contract demands, set to move on after '18

    USA Today "The Washington Nationals, balking at Bryce Harper’s demands in early talks about a long-term contract extension, now are preparing themselves to be without their All-Star outfielder after 2018, a high-ranking Nationals executive told USA TODAY Sports. The executive spoke to USA TODAY Sports on..." December 06

  • Report: Trout, Harper not on preliminary U.S. WBC roster

    New York Post "A preliminary 50-player list had to be submitted early in October for the United States team for the World Baseball Classic and neither the Angels’ Mike Trout nor the Nationals’ Bryce Harper is included because neither would commit to the process. The United States GM Joe Torre said it is not a..." November 01

  • Boras On Health Of Stephen Strasburg, Bryce Harper

    MLB Trade Rumors "Righty Stephen Strasburg and outfielder Bryce Harper — arguably the Nationals’ two most important players — are both on track to participate in a full and normal Spring Training in 2017, agent Scott Boras tells Jon Morosi of MLB Network (Twitter links). That appears to be positive news for the..." October 21

  • All eyes on Bryce Harper in Game 5 of NLDS

    ESPN "Remember Bryce Harper? You know, the guy who set the world on fire last year when he became the youngest unanimous MVP in MLB history? A year later, as impossible as it seems, that guy has almost become an afterthought. Even within his own clubhouse, Harper seems to have gotten a little lost in..." October 13

  • Harper leaves game with apparent hand injury

    CBS Sports "Harper left Sunday's gamein the third inning with a hand injury, Dan Kolko of the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network reports." September 25

  • Bryce Harper told the Nationals he is not hurt, and they seem to believe him

    Washington Post "Bryce Harper went 1 for 4 with a walk in Wednesday night’s win over the Miami Marlins, a typical night for him in the 2016 season in which he is hitting .240 and keeping pace with Paul Goldschmidt for the National League lead in walks. He slid headfirst into second base twice, both times without a..." September 22

  • Nationals dismiss report about Bryce Harper shoulder injury

    Larry Brown Sports "Two prominent members of the Washington Nationals on Tuesday dismissed a report discussing the extent of Bryce Harper’s shoulder injury. SI’s Tom Verducci wrote a column Tuesday about the Nats’ playoff hopes, which he said were dampened by Harper’s shoulder concerns. Verducci reported a source..." September 21

  • Goose Gossage -- I Still Kinda Hate Bryce Harper ... But No Lie, Kid Can Play

    TMZ "Goose Gossage still really, really, really doesn't like Bryce Harper and thinks he's a "punk" ... but good news, Bryce ... Gossage doesn't hate you as much as he did back in March! If you remember ... Goosage threw all kinds of shade on Harper a few months back ... calling him a "fool" and..." September 17