Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:04:00 -0700
Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (quadriceps) was scratched from the lineup Wednesday, April 16. 1B Tyler Moore is starting in left field.
Fantasy Tip: Harper has been dealing with a tight quad the last several days. It's nothing serious, but the Nats know that it could spiral out of control if they aren't careful. Check back tomorrow to see if Harper is playing.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:43:37 -0700
Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (quadriceps) is in the starting lineup Tuesday, April 15.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:18:38 -0700
Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (quadriceps) left the game early with a tight left quadriceps Monday, April 14, but he said it's not a big deal and expects to be back in the lineup Tuesday, April 15. "It's been tight since Friday, but nothing too serious," said Harper, who went 3-for-4 with three extra-base hits (a triple and two doubles) and an RBI. "Getting treatment every day. It feels fine. Ready to go tomorrow."
Fantasy Tip: Harper will often come down with nagging injuries like this one throughout the season because of how hard he plays the game. Double check the lineup tonight before you insert him into yours.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 05:55:09 -0700
Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper is hitting .520 over his last seven games.
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 12:39:34 -0700
Washington Nationals OFs Jayson Werth (groin) and Denard Span are not in the starting lineup against the Atlanta Braves Saturday, April 12. INF/OF Kevin Frandsen is starting in left field, with OF Nate McLouth starting in right field and OF Bryce Harper shifting over to play center field.
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:31:46 -0700
Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper had his eyes checked by a team orthopedist Wednesday, April 9, and his eyes checked out fine. Harper is batting .160 (4-for-25) with 11 strikeouts on the early season and was dropped to seventh in the order Wednesday.
Fantasy Tip: It's early, so don't be too upset with Harper's slow start. Perhaps you can buy low on him if he continues to struggle.
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:19:01 -0700
Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper has been moved down to seventh in the batting order Wednesday, April 9. Harper is 4-for-25 to start the season, and the team is facing a left-handed pitcher.
Fantasy Tip: Matt Williams is attempting to get Harper going early in the season. Rest assured Harper won't hit at the bottom of the team's order for long once he picks it up at the plate.
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 07:21:58 -0700
Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (rest) will get the day off Sunday, April 6.
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:34:02 -0700
Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams said he hit OF Bryce Harper sixth in the lineup Wednesday, April 2, as a way to take some pressure off the youngster. "One, I think it takes a little bit of pressure off of Bryce," Williams said. "It allows him to use his legs, and I think that's important, when he wants to use his legs."
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:17:39 -0700
Washington Nationals OF Bryce Harper (head) passed more concussion tests before the game Wednesday, April 2, and he's in the starting lineup and hitting fifth. "Sometimes, concussion-like symptoms manifest themselves 24 to 48 hours after the fact," manager Matt Williams said. "So we just have to keep monitoring that and make sure that he feels good before he goes back out there."
Fantasy Tip: The Nats are being extremely cautious with their stud outfielder. Harper has avoided his first injury scare of 2014, but how many more will there be?