The former Yankees prospect excelled for the Braves and went pitch-for-pitch with Nationals ace Max Scherzer.
2015 Body Issue: Bryce Harper
"I take a lot of pride in working out. ... Your lower half, your core -- those are the biggest things you need in baseball."
Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nati
Manny Banuelos shines in debut
The Braves LHP struck out 7 Nationals and walked none through 5 2/3 innings in his MLB debut, but he left in the 6th with an apparent injury. The Braves lead Max Scherzer and the Nats 1-0. Follow live
Max Scherzer having a normal start
The Nats RHP gave up a hit in the third inning to Braves LF Eury Pérez -- so you don't need to be on Scherzer no-hitter watch tonight. We're scoreless in the 4th. Follow live
Thursday night: To the Max
Max Scherzer pitches tonight vs. Atlanta. Washington's ace is 3-0 with a 0.69 ERA in his last three starts. He's thrown 33 strikeouts compared to just one walk.
Harper, Scherzer deserve starting nods
Our ESPN baseball contributors unanimously agreed that Bryce Harper should be the NL's All-Star starter in right field. Meanwhile, Max Scherzer received five of six votes to throw the game's first pitch. ESPN's NL All-Stars
Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper spoke with reporter Stacey Pressman about what it was like to take it all off for ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue and how he prepared for this season.
Who is deserves a spot on the National League's All-Star Game roster this year? Our experts make their picks for the Midsummer Classic in Cincinnati.
Bryce Harper: I worked for my body
The Nats OF in the latest Body Issue: "I worked hard this offseason to get my body where I needed to get it. I was able to work every single muscle in my body head to toe." See more
A.J. Pierzynski and Juan Uribe hit back-to-back homers in a four-run fourth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Wednesday night to end a streak of nine straight los
Braves power past Nationals in Atlanta
The Braves figured out Doug Fister in the fourth inning, putting up a four-spot behind back-to-back HRs from A.J. Pierzynski and Juan Uribe to split the series against Washington. Box score
Olney: 2nd half key for Nationals pair
Buster Olney cites SS Ian Desmond and SP Jordan Zimmermann of the first-place Nationals among those with the most riding on the second half of the season. Desmond has had a poor contract season, and Zimmermann only recently rounded into form following a slow start . 10 under fire (Insider)
Jordan Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Tuesday night to continue their season-long dominance of the division rivalry.
Four-run first sets Nats up for win
Clint Robinson capped a 4-run first with a 2-run homer to help the Nats take the opener vs. the Braves. Nats SP Jordan Zimmermann fanned six in 7 2/3 scoreless innings, while Braves SP Shelby Miller settled down to strike out 10 but allowed 4 ER on 8 hits in five innings. Box score
Nats not wasting time in Atlanta
Danny Espinosa smacked an RBI double, Wilson Ramos added an RBI single and Clint Robinson capped the Nationals' four-run first with a two-run shot to right field. Safe to say Braves SP Shelby Miller's second inning is going much better than his first. Follow live
Harper with 5th-most votes overall
Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper leads all NL players with 11,363,949 votes. Harper leads the league with a .715 slugging percentage, is tied for third with 24 home runs and is batting .339 on the season, which ranks sixth in the majors. NL All-Star Voting
Power Rankings: Nationals jump 10 spots to No. 3.
Good news: Since coming off his short DL stint, Stephen Strasburg has 15 strikeouts and two runs allowed in 12 innings. Bad news: Anthony Rendon is back on the DL with a strained left quad Power Rankings
The Baltimore Orioles, following a sweep of a doubleheader to gain a share of first in the AL East, lead our nightly list of the best in baseball.
Cynthia Frelund and Derek Carty will get you ready for daily fantasy baseball by offering advice and answering your questions, beginning at 6:15 ET.
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