Prodigy’s Rise in Full Swing


Bryce Harper remains one of baseball’s brightest young stars, but we’re going to have to wait awhile for the 19-year-old Las Vegan to make his big-league debut. ESPN’s Jayson Stark examines the Washington Nationals’ decision to send Harper to Triple-A Syracuse to start the season, and what the former Sports Illustrated cover boy needs to work on before he reaches the majors. If all goes as expected for Harper, his stay in Syracuse will be a short one.