Washington Nationals Star Bryce Harper Aggressive Play Could Be A Problem

Washington Nationals Star Bryce Harper Aggressive Play Could Be A Problem

Stop if you have heard this before, Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals is hurt again. Major League Baseball has long and grueling schedule and some injuries are almost unavoidable. However, there are some players like Harper is constantly injured. Harper is an important part to the Nationals making the MLB Post-season.

Harper’s latest injury is to his thumb. He is on the 15-day disabled list. He injured his thumb in aggressive head-first diving slide for a triple. You want player to play hard but the don’t-quit and aggressive style of play can be costly for team and player over time. He missing games that his play and bat is needed. It is early into the season and Harper’s injury may not hurt as much as being injured in must-win games later in the season. Once he returns, Harper will still be that aggressive player; therefore how long will it be before he is sidelined again.

Nationals understands the type of player they have in Harper and they would not change it. They actually have a backup plan for situations such this. Kevin Frandsen, Nate McLouth and Tyler Moore will see playing time as Harper recovers. When Harper is healthy is one of the best young players in the league.

With injury last season, the question begins to circle, if the young superstar is accident-prone. Thus far in his short career, the Nationals has found their brightest star on the disabled list at some point of the season. It is difficult to tell Bryce not play the way that makes him one of the best. He may have taper off his style and know when to really turn it on to help his team and to have a long career. Fans buy Washingtion Nationals ticketsicon to see him play; therefore, they want him on the field helping their team win. National League East is a division that may go down to last day of the season, and you want Harper there contributing to the Washington Nationals making it to MLB Postseason.