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.
After Bryce Harper was removed from Saturday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals, the explanation as to why came as quite the surprise.
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Just 18 games into the Nationals' 2014 season, rookie manager Matt Williams has made his first big statement as skipper.
The Nationals reinstated center fielder Denard Span off the 7-day disabled list on Saturday, and optioned Steven Souza, Jr. back to Triple-A Syracuse.