Bryce Harper's 'nothing but hustle' Nats magazine (PHOTO)

Bryce Harper's 'nothing but hustle' Nats magazine (PHOTO)
April 20, 2014, 12:30 pm
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On a day Nationals manager Matt Williams benched Bryce Harper for a "lack of hustle," there was a bit of a coincidence involving the pregame magazine distributed by the team.

For homestands the Nationals put out a publication called 'Inside Pitch.' It has feature stories and preview content for the Nats' home games.

On Saturday it had this on the cover:

The timing is of course very ironic, and it also hammers home a big part of why the story is so interesting. Harper has long been said to play 'too' hard - that he runs the risk of injury - while now there are questions about his effort.