Nationals Prospect Bryce Harper Admittedly 'Probably Not' Ready For Majors
Nineteen-year-old stud prospect Bryce Harper admitted today that he doubts he'll be able to crack the Washington Nationals' major league roster for the start of this season.
"Probably not," Harper said to Jon Heyman of CBS. "It's all good though."
Harper has missed a few games this spring with a minor calf injury, but that's far from the slugger's biggest problem -- that being the fact that Harper was just in high school two years ago and still lacks the experience to succeed in the big leagues. He hit just .256 in Double-A last year and his season was cut short by a leg injury. Harper earned his GED as a high school sophomore in December 2009 and was drafted first overall by the Nationals in 2010.