It’s a make-or-break year for Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper. On the surface, that statement seems insane. Even baseball’s best players are still developing at age 24. Paul Goldschmidt, for instance, was just finishing up his first full
Dusty Baker wants to manage beyond this season, but hes only under contract through the 2017 campaign right now and he and the Washington Nationals are not engaged in talks about an extension according to a report. Second-year Washington Nationals skipper Dusty Baker told reporters earlier this Spring that he wanted to manage beyond this season after leading the Nats to a division crown and an NLDS loss in his first season in the nations capital in 2016. Baker, 67, returned to managing for the first time since 2013 and led the Nationals to 95 wins in his 21st season on the bench and the first year of the reported 2-year/$4M deal the veteran manager signed with the Nationals in late 2015.
If you need evidence of that, look no further than New York Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera. The frustrations of spring seemed to get the best of Cabrera on Thursday, as he was pretty much ejected from a game while running down to first base. Asdrubal Cabrera had some words with Angel Hernandez on Thursday.