Washington Nationals sign Matt Wieters to a two-year deal

Former Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters is now a member of the Washington Nationals. He signed a two-year contract with the choice of opting out after one season. That may work out in Wieters’ favor if there is a demand for 31-year-old low average, switch-hitting catchers next season. Matt Wieters will make $10.5 million this … Continue reading “Washington Nationals sign Matt Wieters to a two-year deal”

Bryce Harper drags foot over Braves logo

Spoiled brat Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals took some much deserved heat Saturday night from Atlanta Braves fans when he intentionally dragged his foot over the giant stylized letter “A” behind home plate. Evidently, this was done in retaliation for Braves fans booing the immature outfielder every time he made his way to the … Continue reading “Bryce Harper drags foot over Braves logo”

Manny Machado to start minor league rehab assignment Friday in Frederick

Baltimore Orioles Platinum Glove third baseman Manny Machado begins a rehab assignment this Friday for the Frederick Keys, the Orioles High-A minor league affiliate. Machado had surgery on his left knee during the offseason and had been in Sarasota at the Orioles’ spring training facility recuperating. Tickets for this weekend in Frederick are still available, … Continue reading “Manny Machado to start minor league rehab assignment Friday in Frederick”

Bryce Harper benched for being Bryce Harper

Washington Nationals All-Star Bryce Harper has shown he’s more than willing to run his cranium full speed into the Dodgers Stadium out-of-town scoreboard, but not so much when it comes to running to first base on a groundout. Harper dogged it in yesterday’s 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals and was benched because of … Continue reading “Bryce Harper benched for being Bryce Harper”

Bryce Harper: 'Screw what people think'

Bryce Harper may love the smell of the crowd, he just doesn’t care what they think. From Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic: I could care less what people think. Screw what people think. Everybody talks about us all year long saying we’re not going to make this or do that. I could care less what they think. … Continue reading “Bryce Harper: 'Screw what people think'”

Bryce Harper will play hard even if it kills him, unless he's playing in Hagerstown

Players who respect the game don’t talk about not being too focused and wanting to leave their team.

Players who respect the game don’t talk about not being too focused and wanting to leave their team.