Tag Archives: Bryce Harper
Four-man outfields may be more common in 2019. Which hitters are candidates to face the strategy?
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]