And so, in spite of Bryce Harper saying he felt "carsick" on Tuesday after his crash into the right field wall at Dodger Stadium Monday night, the Nats are apparently confident that he doesn't have a concussion. Meanwhile, the debate rages about whether or not Harper plays the game too hard, hard enough, or just plain stupid.
Here's Nats GM Mike Rizzo weighing in, via Nationals Journal,:
"To say because he ran into the wall that he plays too hard and he needs to throttle it down, that’s not what the great ones do. The great ones control it. But I always say I want him to play 100 miles an hour with his hair on fire and get after it like he does. I wouldn’t change one thing with the way he plays, other than with experience, he won’t be in those situations. But he’s not he only one who’s ran into the wall and got hurt."
(Mike Rizzo, via Nationals Journal, 5/15/2013)
(Screencap of Harper yawning in the dugout Wednesday night via MASN/TV)