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Bryce Harper (born Oct. 16, 1992) plays left field for the Washington Nationals. He won the 2012 National League Rookie of the Year award after hitting .270 with 22 home runs in 139 games. He was selected by the Washington Nationals with the first pick in the 2010 Major League Baseball draft. He made his debut as a 19-year old on April 28, 2012. Harper earned his GED after his sophomore year of high school, making him eligible for the 2010 draft. As a 17-year old he played for the College of Southern Nevada, where he won the 2010 Golden Spikes Award as the nation’s top amateur baseball player. He made his minor league debut on April 7, 2011 with the Class A Hagerstown Suns. He made his Class AA debut on July 4 with the Harrisburg Senators and his Class AAA debut on April 5 with the Syracuse Chiefs.

Bryce Harper dances and plays a ukulele in Gatorade’s virtual locker tour

Harper’s virtual locker includes a fire extinguisher, a photo of his dog and more.


Nationals win 9th in row, nip D-backs in 9th

(Evan Vucci / Associated Press)

The Washington Nationals won their ninth straight game when pinch-hitter Anthony Rendon singled home Bryce Harper in the ninth inning Wednesday night for a 3-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Tonight’s Nationals-Diamondbacks lineups

Anthony Rendon is off after 62 straight starts and Kevin Frandsen will man third base in his place.


Nationals vs. Mets: Bryce Harper, Stephen Strasburg help Washington finish sweep

(Frank Franklin II / Associated Press)

Bryce Harper hits another home run and Stephen Strasburg allows no earned runs in seven innings to beat the Mets.

Tonight’s Nationals-Diamondbacks lineups

Wilson Ramos gets the day off and Jose Lobaton starts.


Harper, LaRoche, Nats top Pirates, 4th win in row

(Alex Brandon / Associated Press)

Bryce Harper and Adam LaRoche each drove in two runs, leading the Washington Nationals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4 Friday night for their fourth straight win.

Anthony Rendon gets a day off

Rendon has started 62 straight games so Matt Williams gave him Wednesday off.

Doug Fister’s amazing season, Ian Desmond’s milestone and Bryce Harper’s oppo boppo

Doug Fister continued his amazing season as Bryce Harper and Ian Desmond hit home runs.


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