• Johnson sees improvement in Harper's defense

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 22, 2012
    "His improvement has come along better," Johnson said. Manager Davey Johnson believes Harper is getting better as an outfielder, but there is still some work to be done. Harper still has to get better at throwing to the cutoff man. Nationals center fielder Bryce Harper has eight outfield assists, and his 2.32 range factor ranks fifth in the National League. Nationals manager Davey Johnson said he is not concerned about closer Tyler Clippard, who had allowed nine runs in his last 9 1/3 innings entering Saturday's game against Milwaukee. "A guy with tremendous speed is going to [try to] steal the bag, and [Clippard] is worried about him stealing third, so he is rushing.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Johnson says he's not worried about Clippard

      Nationals manager Davey Johnson said he is not concerned about closer Tyler Clippard, who had allowed nine runs in his last 9 1/3 innings entering Saturday's game against Milwaukee.
      Source: MLB.com

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