Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper hit his 18th home run of the season as he went deep against Jon Lester and the Cubs on Wednesday.
Insight: Harper was 1-for-3 with two walks in the game. His homer in the sixth put the Nationals ahead by two and they won, 3-0. Harper has been unbelievable this month, hitting slashing .377/.495/.922 with 12 home runs and 27 RBI in 77 at-bats. His OPS in May is an unheard of 1.417. He is the hottest player in the league.
5/26/2015 10:01:00 PM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper smacked a homer Tuesday against the Cubs.
Insight: It was his lone hit in four at-bats. Harper is batting .331 with 17 homers and 42 RBI overall. The breakout continues for Harper.
5/24/2015 11:58:00 AM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is 9-for-20 with a double, triple and home run in his career against Phillies pitcher Aaron Harang.
Insight: That's good for a .450 batting average in 21 career plate appearance versus Harang. With the run Harper has been on the last two weeks, he is a must-start especially in this matchup.
5/20/2015 9:46:00 PM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was ejected on Wednesday night.
Insight: He argued balls and strikes which is a clear no-no. Harper will be back in action next time out for Washington.
5/19/2015 10:35:00 PM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper hit another home run on Tuesday night.
Insight: Harper was 1-for-4 with a walk and the solo shot. He is now hitting .336 with 15 home runs and 38 RBI overall. He is top-ranked fantasy option at the moment.
5/17/2015 7:38:00 PM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper had another big game on Sunday in San Diego.
Insight: Harper was 3-for-4 with a home run (No. 14) and four RBI. That's eight hits and six RBI in his last three games. He's now 23-for-56 (.410) in May with nine homers and 22 RBI.
5/16/2015 10:20:00 AM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper had another big game on Friday in San Diego.
Insight: Harper was 3-for-4 with a solo home run and two RBI in the, 10-0, victory. He has 17 hits in his last nine games, so he is the definition of hot. Harper also has eight home runs during that span. He leads the National League with 13 homers.
5/13/2015 6:30:00 PM
Description: Umpires ejected Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper during Wednesday's game against the Diamondbacks.
Insight: Harper checked his swing to end an at-bat in the seventh inning, but it was called a strike. He let the umpire know about his displeasure, so he hit the showers early. Harper finished 1-for-3 with a steal.
5/13/2015 9:23:00 AM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper hit his 12th home run of the season.
Insight: It was a solo shot in the sixth, and Harper finished the game 2-for-3 with a double as well. He had two RBI and two runs scored, and is now hitting .308 with 31 RBI overall.
5/9/2015 7:30:00 PM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper went deep again on Saturday, hitting a walk-off home run in the ninth as Washington beat Atlanta, 8-6.
Insight: Harper has six home runs in the last three games. He was 2-for-4 with two RBI and two runs on Saturday. With the sudden power surger, Harper now has 11 home runs and 27 RBI to go with his .292 batting average.
5/8/2015 10:26:00 PM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has now hit five home runs over the past two games.
Insight: After hitting three on Wednesday, Harper hit two more for his encore on Friday against the Braves. He finished with five RBI and is now batting .284 with 10 homers and 25 RBI.
5/6/2015 3:49:00 PM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper had an incredible game, hitting three home runs against the Marlins on Wednesday afternoon.
Insight: Harper was 3-for-4 with five RBI and three runs. All three homers were impressive, but the third one was particularly deep into right field. Four of the RBI came on the three home runs and his last one was on a ground out in the seventh. He is hitting .265 with eight home runs and 20 RBI in 98 at-bats this season.
5/6/2015 12:10:00 PM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper hasn't had much success versus Marlins starter Tom Koehler.
Insight: Harper is 2-for-15 with two RBI and three strikeouts versus Koehler in his career. Harper is hitting .245 with five home runs and 15 RBI in 94 at-bats this season.
5/3/2015 10:37:00 AM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is a career .368 hitter against Mets' starter Dillon Gee.
Insight: Harper has two homers and four RBI lifetime against Gee, so could be in line for a nice afternoon against the Mets.
5/1/2015 9:53:00 AM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is an ugly 0-for-10 with five strikeouts versus Mets phenom Matt Harvey.
Insight: Harper is starting to show some of his promise batting .286 with five home runs, 15 RBI and 18 runs scored this season. However, fantasy owners should sit him on Friday.
4/30/2015 10:55:00 PM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was 2-for-4 with three RBI and one run in the, 8-2, victory over the Mets on Thursday.
Insight: Harper had a three-run double in that put the game out of reach. He also scored in the sixth inning. Harper is batting .286 with five home runs and 15 RBI this season.
4/26/2015 4:17:00 PM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper hit a solo home run in the loss to the Marlins on Sunday.
Insight: The Nationals lineup continues to struggle without Anthony Rendon. Washington was 4-for-30 as a team on Sunday and scored just two runs. Harper was 1-for-4 with the bomb. He is hitting .270 with five home runs and 11 RBI in 63 at-bats.
4/24/2015 10:01:00 PM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper recorded two RBIs during Friday's loss to the Marlins.
Insight: He went 2-for-2 and now has 10 RBIs overall. Harper is hitting .286 this season.
4/12/2015 5:07:00 PM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper smashed his second homer of the season.
Insight: He did so in the first inning off Sean O'Sullivan. It was Harper's lone hit in five at-bats.
4/6/2015 7:05:00 PM
Description: Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in the, 3-1, loss to the Mets on Monday.
Insight: This was actually Harper's third home run on Opening Day in his career, so owners can't be too excited by this early success. Harper has been consistently mediocre in his three-year career, hitting between .270 and .274 each season with no more than 22 home runs, 59 RBI and 18 stolen bases. Let's see him string a few great games together before fantasy owners claim him a stud.
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