Today’s District Daily features stories on Ben Revere‘s progress rehabbing from injury and Bryce Harper‘s dominance this season.
Good evening DoD readers, and welcome to today’s District Daily. Get caught up on the latest Nats news and opinions with some great Washington Nationals articles from around the web below.
In today’s Daily, the Washington Post’s Chelsea Jane discusses Ben Revere’s progress as the outfielder continues to rehab a strained oblique. As Janes writes in her article, Revere is making substantial progress and has started participating in baseball activities, including swinging a bat.
Hopefully for the Nationals, Revere will be back in the lineup sooner rather than later. Right now, there’s no timetable for his return.
Also in today’s Daily, MLB.com columnist Richard Justice discusses Bryce Harper’s strong start to the 2016 season and how the 23-year-old outfielder has risen to a whole new level of stardom.
Be sure to check out both articles below, they’re definitely worth a read. Get caught up on the latest Nats news and opinions with some great Washington Nationals articles from around the web below.
Ben Revere showing substantial progress rehabbing oblique strain
MIAMI — Ben Revere ran in the Marlins Park outfield Wednesday afternoon, working around ground balls hit by Marlins’ pitchers during batting practice. Revere, who strained his right oblique on his first swing of the season, was barely able to jog out for introductions at the Nationals home opener a few days later. Running, therefore, represents substantial progress.
Nationals Manager Dusty Baker reported Revere also swung a bat Wednesday, but did so right-handed. Revere, a lefty, felt no trouble as he did so. Read full article here.
Mount Harper: Nats star on another level
This must be what it was like to watch a young Hank Aaron or a young Willie Mays or Frank Robinson. Take your pick. Every so often, a player comes along who makes the game look oh-so-easy, a player who captivates us on so many levels. That’s where we’re at with Bryce Harper.
Is Harper the best player on the planet? Who cares? Part of the reason we love this game is that we can debate that kind of question into the wee hours.
All that’s clear is that 23-year-old Harper is taking us on a sweet ride, that his every at-bat has become must-see television. We know that every time he swings, we may see something we’ve never seen before. Read full article here.