Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo provided a positive update on outfielder Bryce Harper's recovery from knee surgery during an interview with MLB Network Radio Thursday. "He's progressing nicely from knee surgeries," Rizzo said. "He's a guy that works out extremely hard. He is 100 percent ready for spring training." Harper was quoted in an ESPN story he wants to open spring training at 240 pounds. Rizzo is OK with Harper bulking up.
Will Barton came off the bench to score 12 points (5-10 FGA, 1-2 FTA), while going 1-for-3 from three-point range with nine rebounds, two assists and two steals over 29 minutes in the Nuggets 91-80 loss to the Spurs on Friday.
Danilo Gallinari registered a double-double on Friday, scoring 16 points (5-15 FGA, 4-4 FTA), while going 2-for-4 from three-point range with 10 rebounds and two assists over 35 minutes in the Nuggets 91-80 loss to the Spurs.
Tony Parker scored 13 points (6-7 FGA, 0-2 FTA), while going 1-for-1 from three-point range with one rebound, five assists and one block over 25 minutes in the Spurs 91-80 win over the Nuggets on Friday.
Kawhi Leonard scored 25 points (11-18 FGA, 1-1 FTA), while going 2-for-4 from three-point range with seven rebounds, six assists, four steals and five blocks over 32 minutes in the Spurs 91-80 win over the Nuggets on Friday.
Reggie Jackson scored 15 points (4-16 FGA, 5-6 FTA), while going 2-for-6 from three-point range with five rebounds, four assists and two steals over 27 minutes in the Pistons 103-87 loss to the Thunder on Friday.
Whatever we are doing with pitchers isn’t working. They are all hurt, all the time. What can we do to improve the health of pitchers? Bill James presents a radical idea on how to fix the epidemic of pitching injury.