Nationals Notes: Harper, Right Field, Daniel

The draft is less than a month away and once again, the Nationals appear likely to select the nation's best-known amateur with the first overall pick. Here are the details on the team's draft strategy and a couple other Nats-related notes:


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7 Comments on "Nationals Notes: Harper, Right Field, Daniel"


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HalfSt
5 years 1 month ago

Here are some good wishes for Mike Daniel. Thanks for your career with us, and I am sorry we didn’t see you at least once in DC.

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aap212
5 years 1 month ago

If baseball players were expected to be mature at 17, then no one would ever tout the value of a veteran influence in the clubhouse.

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5 years 1 month ago

I believe they’re using mature in the sense that he shouldn’t be so cocky.

Everything I’ve read has pointed to Boras giving him a massive ego, that will only inflate with age.

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aap212
5 years 1 month ago

Then either pro pitching will humble him a little or he’ll be totally right to be that cocky, right?

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ELPinchy
5 years 1 month ago

This is the team that could probably use Darnell MacDonald.

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bjsguess
5 years 1 month ago

I’m glad the Nats have come to their senses. This posturing about whether they would take Harper or not is just silly. Get it over with already. Pay the man his $15-17m and get him started in a short season in your system.

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TVReviewsion
5 years 1 month ago

You’re cool.