(Bryce Harper is mobbed by autograph hounds following his first day at Nationals camp. Photo is courtesy of MLB.com's Bill Ladson.)
"He couldn't have got out of there. He needs to be able to sign a few and get back in here, do the things he's got to do in the weight room, have something to eat. He'd have been out there for an hour. It can't be like that. ...You've got to be able to have a little freedom to keep moving. He was just smothered, you know? It kind of almost needs to be an atmosphere - and same thing with Strasburg - where it's a little more controlled. You can't just have a mass of people sticking pens at him."
(Jim Riggleman, via Nationals Journal, 2/21/2011)
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