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Nationals | Bryce Harper goes deep twice

Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:45:11 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper hit two home runs into the upper deck in a win over the Miami Marlins Wednesday, July 29, and he went 3-for-4 in the game to raise his average to .335. Harper has 29 home runs and 68 RBI, which are both already career highs. It was his third multi-home run game of the year and first since May 8.

Fantasy Tip: Harper ($6,400, 12.8% of cap) is having a career year and should be a strong FantasyScore option every day, except for maybe when he's facing a tough left-handed pitcher.

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Nationals | Bryce Harper shares home run lead

Sat, 18 Jul 2015 16:09:38 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper hit his 27th home run of the season Saturday, July 18, against the Los Angeles Dodgers to grab a share of the league lead for home runs.

Fantasy Tip: Harper ($6,400, 12.8% of cap) has homered in two of his last four games, dating back to before the All-Star break. Skipping the home run derby seems to have been a good idea for the breakout star.

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Nationals | Bryce Harper not rushing derby appearance

Wed, 15 Jul 2015 09:08:18 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper said he doesn't plan on participating in the Home Run Derby until the All-Star Game takes place in Washington D.C. in 2018. He currently ranks second in the National League with 26 home runs.

Fantasy Tip: Harper ($6,400, 12.8% of cap) is in the midst of a breakout season and is putting it all together, hitting for both power and average. As long as he stays healthy, he's one of the more attractive and safe FantasyScore plays on a nightly basis.

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Nationals | Bryce Harper skipping derby

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 15:07:17 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper said he will not participate in the Home Run Derby during the All-Star Game festivities. Harper cited his father's recent rotator cuff surgery following a snowboarding accident as a reason. "Not having my dad throwing to me is a big issue for me," Harper said, and he added that his father 'throws strikes' and knows where his 'sweet spot' is.

Fantasy Tip: Harper ($6,400, 12.8% of cap) leads the National League in runs (58), on-base percentage (.474), slugging percentage (.722), and he has 25 home runs and 60 RBI already this season. He has emerged as arguably the best hitter in fantasy baseball, and he is worth nightly consideration at FantasyScore.

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Nationals | Bryce Harper hitting third

Sun, 28 Jun 2015 07:59:57 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper is back in the lineup for Game 1 of the doubleheader Sunday, June 28, against the Philadelphia Phillies. Harper will start in right field and hit third in the order against RHP Kevin Correia.

Fantasy Tip: Harper ($6,400, 12.8% of cap) is a must own for cash games on FantasyScore, as he'll have more upside than any other player Sunday.

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Nationals | Bryce Harper not in lineup Saturday

Sat, 27 Jun 2015 11:48:02 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (hamstring) remains out of the starting lineup against the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday, June 27. 1B/OF Clint Robinson will play right field and bat cleanup.

Fantasy Tip: An MRI exam on Harper's ($6,400, 12.8% of cap) right hamstring came back negative, so he should be considered day-to-day. Robinson ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) is batting .291 with two homers and six RBIs during the month of June and is worthy of consideration in FantasyScore for owners who need a low-cost option in their lineup.

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Nationals | Bryce Harper has MRI

Fri, 26 Jun 2015 14:16:16 -0700

Updating a previous report, Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (hamstring) underwent an MRI exam on his right hamstring which came back negative.

Fantasy Tip: Harper ($6,400, 12.8% of cap) is likely close to returning, but he is still experiencing some discomfort and tightness. This will be the second consecutive game he has missed. Continue to check back for updates on his status and when he'll return.

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Nationals | Bryce Harper remains out

Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:49:22 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (leg) is not in the starting lineup Friday, June 26. OF Clint Robinson is playing right field and batting fourth against Philadelphia Phillies SP Aaron Harang Friday.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to remove Harper from your seasonal lineups and avoid him at FantasyScore. It is also worth checking back for updates on when he'll return to the lineup. Robinson ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) has upside in the heart of the Washington lineup, and he should be viewed as a low-priced flier for FantasyScore contests.

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Nationals | Bryce Harper with a day off

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 10:43:42 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (leg) is taking the day off Thursday, June 25.

Fantasy Tip: Make sure to take Harper out of your daily lineups. Clint Robinson ($3,100, 6.2% of cap) is starting in right field and hitting cleanup against Atlanta Braves starter Matt Wisler tonight. He's a midrange first base option as a value play if you're looking to save some cap space.

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Nationals | Bryce Harper receives treatment

Wed, 24 Jun 2015 22:55:40 -0700

Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (leg) received treatment after the game Wednesday, June 24, for a right leg cramp.

Fantasy Tip: Harper ($6,400; or 12.8% of cap) should be avoided in FantasyScore to let him prove his health in a full game without setbacks before trusting him again.

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