Darvish Prefers Sightseeing To Pitching In All Star Game - RealGM Wiretap
Yu Darvish says he likely would opt for sightseeing over pitching if he's selected to the American League All-Star team for the third consecutive season.
Darvish is scheduled to make three more starts before the break Jrue Holiday Pelicans Jersey
, including one that would come two days before the July 15 All-Star Game.
The Japanese pitcher shook his head "no" several times Thursday when asked whether he'd be willing to pitch an inning in the All-Star Game if he stays on that schedule. He then said through his translator that he'd go sightseeing while in Minnesota if on the AL squad.
Nationals Believe Harper Is Still Growing - RealGM Wiretap
Bryce Harper reported to the Nationals some 20 pounds heavier than he was at the end of last season, surprising the team.
He tends to lose weight as the season progresses and also wanted to add more power to his game.
"He's still growing as far as I'm concerned," Davey Johnson said. "He's gotten a little bigger, but he looked like a man to me last year. Played older than his age, that's for sure. He came into camp swinging the bat good."
Harper reportedly was on a heavy lifting program that started at 5:30 in the morning four days a week. The results were impressive.