Tag Archives: Bryce Harper

What’s The Deal With Bryce Harper?

The $330 million man hasn’t quite lived up to expectations in his first season in Philly.

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Finding Candidates for a Four-Man Outfield

Four-man outfields may be more common in 2019. Which hitters are candidates to face the strategy?

Stat of the Week: Running on Bryce Harper’s arm

Teams ran on Bryce Harper with a lot of success last season. But he wasn’t the only superstar with that issue. Here’s a look at the leaders/trailers in outfield arm effectiveness.

Citizens Bank Park is ideal for Bryce Harper’s power.

by PATRICK ROWLEY Earlier this offseason, a number of writers were talking about how Bryce Harper’s vicious, left-handed swing was “made for Yankee Stadium,” making pinstripes a perfect fit for the young star who grew up a Yankees fan. That thought intrigued us, so we looked a bit deeper to see which ballpark would be […]

Why does Bryce Harper have -25 Defensive Runs Saved?

BY MARK SIMON After winning the Home Run Derby, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper got his hitting back on track in the second half of the season. Since the All-Star Break, he’s hitting .304 with a 1.004 OPS in 55 games. With Harper hitting free agency for the first time this winter, this was significant, […]

Why does Bryce Harper have -5 Defensive Runs Saved?

By MARK SIMON Just like with offensive statistics, defensive statistics take time for samples to build up. But there was one number from the early-season metrics that I wanted to at least look at a little more closely – Bryce Harper’s -5 Defensive Runs Saved. Harper had saved 28 runs defensively in his first six […]