Category Archives: AFL

Bryce Harper Opens to Rave Reviews in Arizona Fall League Play

I am not in Arizona, so I did not see Bryce Harper’s debut in the Arizona Fall League last night with the Scottsdale Scorpions.  But I’ve spoken with a couple who did witness the event, and I’ve read all the accounts and can link a few here for you.
Let’s start with the results:  Harper went 1-for-4 with a two-RBI ground rule double in his last at bat.  His outs were a towering pop fly to short Continue reading

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Nationals to Send Harper to Arizona Fall League

MLB.com’s Bill Ladson just reported that the Washington Nationals have assigned Bryce Harper to the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League, joining some of the Nats other top prospects in the prestigious developmental league.
Here’s the entirety of Ladson’s story:  The Nationals have decided that outfielder Bryce Harper will play for the Scottsdale Scorpions of the Arizona Fall League, Continue reading

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Random Thoughts for Tuesday Afternoon

BULLET-POINT STYLE!
The Nats released the names of the players they’ll send to the Arizona Fall League:  C Derek Norris, OF Michael Burgess, IF Steve Lombardozzi, LHP Sammy Solis, RHP Cole Kimball and RHP Adam Carr.  Not to slight any of these players, as they all have futures in the organization, but it’s somewhat of an underwhelming list.  According to Nats Insider, GM Mike Rizzo said there’s Continue reading

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