It's been a pretty fantastic run for Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper. The 23-year-old is coming off an MVP-caliber season in which he established himself as the best hitter in the game, and is on pace to pretty much repeat himself this year.
It's pretty rare these days to see Harper look lost at the plate, is what we're trying to say. Baseball can be a humbling game, though, and even the best of the best are subject to suffering its wrath.
That's precisely what happened to Harper Sunday against the St. Louis Cardinals. The slugger accomplished something he has not managed to do in nearly four years during the contest. Problem is, it was one of those things he would rather forget. For the first time since August 21, 2012, Harper struck out four times in a single game.
Harper isn't really a stranger to whiffs. He struck out 120 times during his rookie season, and had more or lessRead More »from It's been four years since Bryce Harper was this bad at the plate