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Monday, August 25, 2014

Why did Bryce Harper use Yasiel Puig’s bat? Because he uses everyone’s bat.

On Thursday, cameras caught the unusual sight of Bryce Harper hitting with a bat that had Yasiel Puig’s name etched into the barrel. For Harper, it turned out, it was not unusual at all.
Puig had given Harper the bat, joining a long list of players Harper has borrowed lumber from. Harper said he has used bats given to him by, among others: Chase Utley, Michael Morse, Troy Tulowitzki, David Wright, Buster Posey, Todd Helton, Melky Cabrera and Miguel Cabrera.

“I mean, I swing everybody’s model,” Harper said.

Coot Veal and Cot Deal taste like Old Bay Posted: August 25, 2014 at 09:17 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: bryce harper, nationals, polyamorous wood

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   1. Select Storage Device Posted: August 25, 2014 at 10:11 PM (#4779052)
This is some elite level crowdsourcing.
   2. Infinite Yost (Voxter) Posted: August 25, 2014 at 10:41 PM (#4779062)
Coot Veal and Cot Deal's cols=“100” rows=“20”


I see what you did there.
   3. Bote Man makes baseball fun again Posted: August 26, 2014 at 01:15 AM (#4779121)
“I mean, I swing everybody’s model,” Harper said.

I bet his swinger parties have some elite level talent. Models, no less.
   4. Russlan thinks deGrom is da bomb Posted: August 26, 2014 at 01:18 AM (#4779123)
I see what you did there.

I don't.
   5. Booey Posted: August 26, 2014 at 09:22 AM (#4779177)
I like that we have a tag for "polyamorous wood."
   6. Bote Man makes baseball fun again Posted: August 26, 2014 at 11:12 AM (#4779248)
Apparently Harper hit very well with Puig's bat the other day in that 14 run rout of the Giants, so he should stock up on those.

Or it could have been some reason other than the bat.

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