LEAVE SOME BASEBALLS ON PLANET EARTH, BRYCEpEntering Friday night, Bryce Harper was in a slump. Since Tuesday, when he hit a monster 450-foot blast to dead center field, Harper had all of zero home runs.Everyone, especially Harper, knew that was simply
Dusty Baker is away from the team this weekend, so Chris Speier is leading the Nationals against the Padres. Chris Speier told reporters that there wouldnt be much of a difference with Dusty Baker away from the team this weekend. Speier is filling in for the veteran skipper while Baker is attending his sons high school graduation.
The Detroit Tigers placed Ian Kinsler on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained left hamstring ahead of their doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox on Saturday. Outfielder JaCoby Jones was recalled from Triple A Toledo to fill the roster spot. Also, the Tigers acquired the contract of pitcher Arcenio Leon and Chad Bell was optioned to Toledo.