Nats call up phenom Bryce Harper

Updated: April 28, 2012, 3:29 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Bryce Harper tends to do things ahead of schedule, so it should surprise no one that he's already heading to the major leagues.

The 19-year-old outfielder, who was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 amateur draft, was recalled Saturday by the Washington Nationals from Triple-A Syracuse.

Widely regarded as baseball's top prospect, Harper will meet the Nationals in Los Angeles, where they are playing the Dodgers, and take the roster spot of third baseman Ryan Zimmerman, who was placed ...

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