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Bryce Harper

23-Year-Old Outfielder – Washington Nationals

2016 Stats

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.246

HR

11

RBI

31

R

28

SB

7

2016 Preseason Projections

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2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After a couple of injury-plagued seasons, Harper's status as the Next Big Thing was in serious jeopardy, but he stayed healthy in 2015 and proceeded to post numbers far beyond anyone's expectations. W...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 216   DOB: 10/16/1992   BORN: Las Vegas, NV   COLLEGE: Southern Nevada   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Bryce Harper Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, $7.5 million contract with the Nationals in December 2014 that voids the final year of his initial contract.

May 18, 2016  –  Bryce Harper News

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Bryce Harper Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 18 A HAG 72 305 258 49 82 32 17 1 14 46 19 5 44 61 0 0 3 .318 .423 .554 .977
2011 18 AA HAR 37 147 129 14 33 11 7 1 3 12 7 2 15 26 1 2 0 .256 .329 .395 .724
2012 19 AAA SYR 21 84 74 8 18 6 4 1 1 3 1 1 9 14 1 0 0 .243 .325 .365 .690
2012 19 MAJ WAS 139 597 533 98 144 57 26 9 22 59 18 6 56 120 3 3 2 .270 .340 .477 .817
2013 20 A POT 2 5 4 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .500 .600 1.500 2.100
2013 20 AA HAR 2 9 7 3 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 .286 .444 .571 1.015
2013 20 MAJ WAS 118 497 424 71 116 47 24 3 20 58 11 4 61 94 3 4 5 .274 .368 .486 .854
2014 21 A POT 2 6 4 3 3 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .750 .833 1.500 2.333
2014 21 AA HAR 3 13 10 4 6 4 1 0 3 7 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 .600 .692 1.600 2.292
2014 21 MAJ WAS 100 395 352 41 96 25 10 2 13 32 2 2 38 104 3 1 1 .273 .344 .423 .767
2015 22 MAJ WAS 153 654 521 118 172 81 38 1 42 99 6 4 124 131 0 4 5 .330 .460 .649 1.109
2016 23 MAJ WAS 45 192 138 28 34 18 7 0 11 31 7 4 48 34 0 5 1 .246 .432 .536 .968
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3-Year Averages     123 514 432 76 128 51 24 2 25 63 6 3 74 109 2 3 3 .296 .400 .535 .935
Career  (View All)     555 2,335 1,968 356 562 228 105 15 108 279 44 20 327 483 9 17 14 .286 .388 .519 .907

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Bryce Harper Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
May. 24 NYM 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .246 .432 .536 .968
May. 23 NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .441 .548 .989
May. 22 @Mia 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 .260 .451 .565 1.016
May. 21 @Mia 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .453 .574 1.027
May. 20 @Mia 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .451 .576 1.027
May. 19 @NYM 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .254 .450 .574 1.024
May. 18 @NYM 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .455 .585 1.040
May. 17 @NYM 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .444 .590 1.034
May. 15 Mia 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .456 .611 1.067
May. 14 Mia Did not play.
May. 14 Mia 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 .273 .461 .627 1.088
May. 13 Mia 2 1 2 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .456 .639 1.095
May. 11 Det 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 .264 .441 .604 1.045
May. 10 Det 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .433 .602 1.035
May. 9 Det 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .434 .620 1.054
May. 8 @ChC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 .265 .432 .633 1.065
May. 7 @ChC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 .265 .400 .633 1.033
May. 6 @ChC 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .388 .633 1.021
May. 5 @ChC 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .393 .653 1.046
May. 4 @KC 4 2 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .372 .649 1.021
May. 3 @KC 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .367 .622 .989
May. 2 @KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .271 .385 .659 1.044
May. 1 @StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .390 .679 1.069
Apr. 30 @StL 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .406 .714 1.120
Apr. 29 @StL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 .301 .418 .753 1.171
Apr. 28 Phi 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .314 .425 .786 1.211
Apr. 27 Phi 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 .318 .434 .818 1.252
Apr. 26 Phi 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .328 .430 .844 1.274
Apr. 24 Min 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .323 .405 .855 1.260
Apr. 23 Min 4 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .397 .803 1.200
Last 7 Days 21 4 4 1 0 0 2 7 2 1 1 0 2 0 .190 .367 .238 .605
Last 14 Days 38 7 8 1 0 1 4 16 8 2 2 0 3 0 .211 .421 .316 .737
Last 30 Days 81 15 17 3 0 3 9 38 26 4 4 1 3 0 .210 .455 .358 .813

Bryce Harper: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 44 44
2015 151 13 140 1
2014 98 90 7 10
2013 115 97 9 16
2012 138 7 92 65

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Bryce Harper Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20163352101.242.545.911
2015154327250.318.552.986
201495153121.263.432.765

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016105239216.248.533.984
20153678635746.335.6891.160
20142572610201.276.420.769

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201660114135.233.517.950
20152556423533.345.6821.170
2014188225182.255.372.706

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201678177182.256.551.982
20152665419463.316.6171.049
2014164198140.293.482.839
Bryce Harper Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 18 A HAG 305 258 14.4% 20% 0.72 76% .372 .236
2011 18 AA HAR 147 129 10.2% 17.7% 0.58 80% .300 .139
2012 19 AAA SYR 84 74 10.7% 16.7% 0.64 81% .288 .122
2012 19 MAJ WAS 597 533 9.4% 20.1% 0.47 77% .312 .207
2013 20 A POT 5 4 20% 20% 1.00 75% .500 1.000
2013 20 AA HAR 9 7 22.2% 33.3% 0.67 57% .500 .285
2013 20 MAJ WAS 497 424 12.3% 18.9% 0.65 78% .310 .212
2014 21 A POT 6 4 33.3% 0% 0.00 100% .667 .750
2014 21 AA HAR 13 10 23.1% 7.7% 3.00 90% .500 1.000
2014 21 MAJ WAS 395 352 9.6% 26.3% 0.37 70% .353 .150
2015 22 MAJ WAS 654 521 19% 20% 0.95 75% .374 .319
2016 23 MAJ WAS 192 138 25% 17.7% 1.41 75% .247 .290
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3-Year Averages     514 432 14.4% 21.2% 0.68 75% .346 .239
Career     2,335 1,968 14% 20.7% 0.68 75% .330 .233

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2016 Stat Review for Bryce Harper    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2015 (min 420 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.246 AVG
WEAK
75% Contact Rate
POOR
.247 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.536 SLG
ELITE
.290 ISO
ELITE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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1.41 BB/K
ELITE
25.0% BB Rate
ELITE
17.7% K Rate
AVERAGE
OPS/OBP

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.968 OPS
ELITE
.432 OBP
ELITE

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Bryce Harper: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Harper has dropped his appeal and will serve his one-game suspension in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Marlins, the Washington Post's Chelsea Janes reports.

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Harper was 2-for-2 with a pair of walks and a two-run home run in the Nationals' win over Miami on Friday night.

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Harper went 2-for-3 with a base on balls and was caught stealing in Wednesday's win over Detroit.

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Harper has been suspended for one game for his actions after being ejected from Monday's game, and he will appeal, FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports.

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Harper may be fined or suspended for re-entering the field after he was ejected from Monday's game against the Tigers, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.

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Harper became the first player in major league history to reach base seven times in a game without an official at-bat, as he drew six walks and was hit by a pitch in Sunday's extra-inning loss to the Cubs.

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Harper went 2-for-4 with a solo homer and two RBI in the Nats' win over the Royals on Wednesday afternoon.

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Harper went 1-for-2 with three walks and an RBI against the Phillies on Tuesday.

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Harper is back in the lineup Tuesday, batting third against the Phillies.

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Harper was not in the starting lineup Sunday, but pinch hit in the ninth and launched a solo shot to send the game into extra innings, his ninth home run of the season.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2016

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2015

Another season, another injury-plagued disappointment for Harper and his fantasy owners. Torn ligaments in his thumb kept him below 400 plate appearances, and even when he got back on the field, he didn't look much like a mythical wunderkind with a bat made of lightning. As the injuries pile up it's understandable to worry that he'll never become the player his draft table sticker price suggests, but don't jump off the bandwagon just yet. Over the last two months of the season, he hit 10 of his 13 home runs and looked much like the batter he was in 2013, and with an offseason to heal his thumb he should be able to come out launching bombs this April. Harper's still just 22 (nine months younger than Kris Bryant, to put that in perspective) with three major league seasons under his belt, and players with that resume are still far more likely to be stars than busts. Once he figures out the whole staying healthy business, the 40-plus home run seasons will come in bunches.

2014

You can't exactly say that Harper had a sophomore slump given that his OPS, walk and strikeout rates all improved, and his counting stats were nearly identical to those of his rookie season, despite the fact that he saw 100 fewer at-bats. However, owners who expected him to have a Mike Trout-like explosion in his second tour of duty were sorely disappointed. The all-world talent and relentless drive to improve are still there, but the big question with Harper is whether last season's injuries were a direct result of his full throttle playing style or simply bad luck. Given the potential rewards, it's hard not to gamble on the latter.

2013

The most amazing thing about Harper's basically unprecedented rookie season may not have been the raw numbers he put up, ridiculous as they were for a teenager in the majors, but the maturity he displayed. The kid who drew criticism in the minors for blowing kisses at opposing pitchers impressed everybody (including stodgy old-timers like Chipper Jones) with his respect for the game and his place in it, and no one has ever questioned Harper's drive to succeed. If his mental tools turn out to be as impressive as his physical ones, there may be no real ceiling on what he can accomplish. Of course intangibles do not win you fantasy championships, but building around 19-year-olds whose only meaningful comps are Hall of Famers like Ty Cobb, Al Kaline and Mel Ott just might.

2012

Harper spent most of 2011 in Low-A Hagerstown putting up an impressive .318/.423/.554 line with a .436 wOBA and 14 home runs. He finished the season playing 37 games for Double-A, but was not as successful posting a wOBA of .332. His strikeout rate of 19.2 percent needs to improve as his batting average might fluctuate due to BABIP. His season was cut short in Double-A because of a hamstring injury, but Harper returned from that ailment and hit .333/.400/.634 with six homers and 26 RBI over 25 games in the Arizona Fall League. Nationals manager Davey Johnson made a point in December to say that Harper has an opportunity to break camp as a big leaguer, but additional time at Double-A or Triple-A could be on tap before a midseason call to Washington.

2011

The first overall pick in 2010 did what he could to live up to the hype in a brief Arizona Fall League stint, hitting .343/.410/.629 in 35 at-bats, an impressive performance for an 18-year-old facing advanced competition. His 4:11 BB:K ratio gives a good indication of what Harper needs to work on when he begins his pro career in earnest at A-ball, but his mammoth power and uncanny hitting instincts could land him in Double-A before the season is over. The Nationals have no reason to rush him, of course, but the cocky youngster doesn't seem inclined to give them that option. A normal 18-year-old would be looking at something like a late 2013 big league debut, but with a once-in-a-generation talent like Harper we strongly suggest you bet the under on that.

2010

Signed a five-year deal worth a guaranteed $9.9 million with the Nationals in August 2010.