Bryce Harper

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Now Is The Time To Trade Overachievers For Underachievers In Fantasy Baseball

Most teams have played around 81 games by now, so the baseball season is half over. It’s a good time to assess which players on your team are likely to decline—and thus give you a chance to trade them to a desperate owner that doesn’t know any better. Likewise, you can scour league rosters for those players who have underachieved and smile all the way to October when they have superb second halves.

07/04/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Quarter Season Awards; Pace Of Play Update

A little over a quarter of the season has been played, which means it’s time to hand out some early season awards.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2015

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This Week In Baseball: Umpires Have A Job To Do Too

“I don’t think 40,000 people came to see him ump tonight.”

05/26/2015

Kris Bryant (left) and Bryce Harper (right). (Getty Images)

Levine: Kris Bryant, Bryce Harper Share Mutual Admiration

Bryant and Harper grew up playing together in Las Vegas and are now expected to be two of the biggest stars in the game.

CBS Chicago–05/25/2015

Patrick Kane. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Watch: Patrick Kane Part Of New Gatorade Commercial

Kane is getting some national pub.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2014

Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper. (Getty Images)

Watch: This Is Why You Shouldn’t Try To Break A Baseball Bat In Frustration

Don’t try this at home, kids.

CBS Chicago–07/07/2014

Justin Ruggiano #20 of the Chicago Cubs gets his third hit of game in the ninth inning during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals on July 4, 2014 at Nationals Park in Washington, DC.  The Cubs won 7-2.  (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Ruggiano Homers, Cubs Cool Off Nationals 7-2

Justin Ruggiano homered for the second straight game for the Chicago Cubs, who used another solid outing from Jason Hammel to beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Friday.

07/04/2014

Nationals right-hander Tanner Roark. (Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: Nationals’ Roark Living Out His Dream

A Wilmington native, Tanner Roark took the long road to the majors.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2014

MILWAUKEE, WI - SEPTEMBER 01: Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim singles in the top of the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on September 01, 2013 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Outfield

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players in the outfield for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/07/2014

ESPN's Chris Berman. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Wisch: Three Ways To Fix The All-Star Home Run Derby

Much like the NBA’s Slam Dunk Contest, we’ve already seen the best that the MLB Home Run Derby has to offer. The event is both tired and, at three hours long, tiring. As a result, it’s in desperate need of some juice.

670 The Score–07/16/2013

Bryce Harper. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

MLB Players Spooked By Ghosts At Milwaukee Hotel

It’s easy to imagine that Major League Baseball players who spending nearly six months traveling from hotel to hotel will see some strange things along the way.

670 The Score–06/04/2013

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TTYM: D-Wade Crashes A Prom, Harper Crashes Into A Wall, And Manny Crashes Taiwan!

  by @TaraLipinskyMore Columns here. It’s all about crashing in this week’s That Thing You Missed.  Jake “The Snake” Roberts crashes and burns while singing at a Braves game, Bryce Harper crashes into the wall, Manny […]

05/19/2013

Bryce Harper watches his home run on Opening Day.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Bryce Harper Unhappy Nationals Sold His Opening Day Jersey

Bryce Harper’s first-ever Opening Day was a special one.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2013

Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals celebrates after hitting a solo home run during the fourth inning. (Credit: Rob Carr, Getty)

White Sox Beat By Nationals 5-2

Bryce Harper homered, Ian Desmond had three extra-base hits, Danny Espinosa provided his first two RBIs of the season, and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago White Sox 5-2 Wednesday night.

04/10/2013

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Nationals’ Bryce Harper Has Responded Well To Hype

The future will only get brighter for Bryce Harper, who has a good chance to develop into a perennial All-Star and MVP candidate.

03/18/2013

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Angels’ Mike Trout Best All-Around Player In Majors

Simply put, Mike Trout was the best player in the game in 2012.

03/11/2013

Bryce Harper. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Bryce Harper’s Message To Kids: ‘Be As Sexy As You Can’

It’s safe to say Bryce Harper has made a splash during his first season with the Nationals.

670 The Score–08/17/2012

Bryce Harper. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Bryce Harper To Canadian Reporter: ‘That’s A Clown Question, Bro’

​Lesson learned: Don’t ask Bryce Harper about having a celebratory beer after a game.

670 The Score–06/13/2012

Bryce Harper. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Nationals GM Calls Hamels’ Hit On Harper ‘Gutless, Classless’ Act

With two outs in the first inning of yesterday’s Nationals-Phillies game, Philadelphia pitcher Cole Hamels plunked rookie Bryce Harper in the back with a 93-mph fastball.

670 The Score–05/07/2012

Top pick Bryce Harper agrees with Nationals at deadline

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper. Stephen Strasburg. Negotiating with super-agent Scott Boras right up until the last possible second to get a deal done. The Washington Nationals are getting the hang of this whole sign-the-top-pick routine, […]

08/17/2010

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