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Bryce Harper extends hitting streak to 16 games despite "Jersey Shore Night" in Hagerstown

"Jersey Shore" cast members (L-R) Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino, Jenni "JWoww" Farley, Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and an unidentified member pose at the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, California, September 12, 2010. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni (UNITED STATES – Tags:… Continue reading

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Sweep Dreams Dashed

(Jordan Zimmermann can only watch as his best start since returning from Tommy John surgery goes up in smoke. Screen grab of TV/MASN.) "I think Burnett got the non-benefit — or whatever the terminology is — on a couple of… Continue reading

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Bryce Harper’s grand slam was crushed.

Here’s video of Bryce Harper’s first grand slam as a minor leaguer, via CSNWashington.com. Jump to the :20 mark. (H/T @Section138) Poor baseball never stood a chance. Befriend the Nationals Enquirer on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. Continue reading

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When Jason Marquis pinch ran for Matt Stairs

(Jason Marquis, pinch runner. Screen grab of TV/MASN by Nationals Enquirer staff.) "A total team victory. We just got contributions from everybody. Just an outstanding win." (Jim Riggleman, via Washington Post, 5/12/2011) Contributions from everybody, including Jason Marquis? Perhaps lost… Continue reading

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Bryce Harper hits grand slam, extends hitting streak to 15 games.

(Bryce Harper is not long for Hagerstown. Photo courtesy of Kyle Hess.) Hmm. Maybe, just maybe, Bryce Harper has proven all there is to prove in Low-A, and is ready to move on from Hagerstown? Just a 4-5 game Wednesday,… Continue reading

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Roaring Back

(Jayson Werth got a warm welcome after his 11th inning bomb. Screen grab of TV/MASN.) "It doesn’t happen every day. You know what I mean?" (Tyler Clippard, via Washington Post, 5/12/2011) Nationals 7, Braves 3: Where did that come from?… Continue reading

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Nats Hold On

(Whew! Roger Bernadina tracks down a long fly ball by Brooks Conrad in the 9th. Screen grab via TV/MASN.) Nationals 7, Braves 6: A pair of 3-run home runs from Nix and Werth pace 5-hit attack by the Little Ecksteins,… Continue reading

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Bryce Harper even looks good striking out these days

There’s video of Bryce Harper striking out swinging on a huge cut Saturday night in Lexington; calmly places bat and helmet on the plate against a backdrop of jeers and makes his way to right field. The kid even looks… Continue reading

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Bryce Harper and his mustache named players of the week

(Bryce Harper has a mustache, also wins player of the week honors. Photo via @jwilhidejr.) Not surprisingly, Bryce Harper has been named South Atlantic League player of the week for his baseball-mashing efforts over the last week.Via the Hagerstown Suns… Continue reading

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Gone Fishin’

(A good weekend for the Nationals at Sun Life Stadium? Screen grab of MASN via MLB.com) 2-out-of-3 Ain’t Bad. Marlins 8, Nationals 0 (Sunday): No offense, but the good news is, no no-no. And Henry Rodriguez didn’t kill anyone. Nationals… Continue reading

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