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AND DOWN THE STRETCH THEY COME: HARPER VS. TROUT

AND DOWN THE STRETCH THEY COME: HARPER VS. TROUT

It’s been happening all season and dates back even farther, as pheonoms Bryce Harper and Mike Trout have been highly-touted prospects for several years. The comparisons are so natural. A 19-year old and a 20-year old; an American Leaguer and a National Leaguer; both outfielders and both being inserted into the lineups of contending teams. Harper’s […]

BRYCE HARPER HITS FIRST ML HOMER

BRYCE HARPER HITS FIRST ML HOMER

Bryce Harper went deep tonight in the 3rd inning off of San Diego’s Tim Stauffer for the phenom’s first major league homer. It was part of a 1-for-4 night for Harper which left his batting average at .232 while the RBI was his 4th. After bursting onto the scene two weekends back, Harper has slowed […]

BRYCE HARPER DEBUTS IN LA

BRYCE HARPER DEBUTS IN LA

Los Angeles, CA – Bryce Harper got into his first major league game Saturday night in front of a super-charged crowd of over 54,000 at Dodger Stadium and the 19-year old proved to be up to the task. With his every move being scrutinized from the moment he arrived at the ballpark, Harper went 1-3 with a […]

BRYCE HARPER CALLED UP TO NATIONALS

BRYCE HARPER CALLED UP TO NATIONALS

2010 top overall draft pick Bryce Harper has been called up by the Washington Nationals and is set to make his major league debut Saturday night against the Dodgers. 3B Ryan Zimmerman was placed on the 15-day DL with inflammation in his throwing shoulder to open up the roster spot. Harper, 19, is a prodigy in […]

NATS OPTION HARPER

NATS OPTION HARPER

The Washington Nationals optioned top organizational prospect Bryce Harper to Triple A Syracuse on Sunday where the 19-year old will play mostly CF. Harper was 8-for-28 this spring in the Nationals’ big-league camp while striking out 11 times. He also missed six games due to a calf injury, limiting his time to get ready to […]

AFL RISING STARS GAME TONIGHT

AFL RISING STARS GAME TONIGHT

The Arizona Fall League will hold their annual Rising Stars exhibition game tonight at 5:10PM MT in Suprise, AZ. The East vs. West format will pit the likes of Bryce Harper, Mike Trout and Gary Brown against fellow prospects Michael Choice, Anthony Bass and Christian Colon, among many others. Harper brings a blazing hot bat […]

HARPER, SCORPIONS OFF TO SLOW AFL START

HARPER, SCORPIONS OFF TO SLOW AFL START

Much of the intrigue of the six-team Arizona Fall League lies in the fact that premium prospects are down there trying to get better. And they’re all doing it against each other. The results can look pretty crazy at times and there are a lot of football scores with multiple pitchers seeing action a la’ […]

OPENING DAY

OPENING DAY

While the Division Series are nearing completion, there is another season that is just starting in the southwest. The Arizona Fall League kicks off today and the six-team league is a prospect extravaganza. 20 years ago the AFL started as somewhat of an experiment and it didn’t feature the kind of big names from recent […]

BIG NAMES ON AFL ROSTERS

BIG NAMES ON AFL ROSTERS

The Arizona Fall League is firing up for its 20th season and has broken out with new logos for its annual 40-game run. The league, started in 1992, is a melting pot where top prospects are observed by talent evaluators from early October till mid-November. This year’s class will include P Gerritt Cole, the top overall pick […]

INJURED HARPER LIKELY TO BE SHUT DOWN

INJURED HARPER LIKELY TO BE SHUT DOWN

Washington Nationals top prospect Bryce Harper suffered a strained right hamstring in a AA game Thursday and it appears he may be shut down for the final couple of weeks of the minor league season. Harper may see action in the Arizona Fall League, depending on the severity of the injury. The first overall pick […]

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