FACE IT, BRYCE IS SCORCHING HOT

   If you haven’t been paying attention, Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper is really, really good. On the year, he has 14 home runs, 37 RBI and a batting average of .338. That’s with pitchers doing everything in their power not to throw him hittable balls (he’s been walked a league-leading 36 times this season). …

Nationals have good reason for using chocolate syrup during postgame celebrations

   Why chocolate syrup over the traditional whipped cream pie or Gatorade or something else? Pitcher Max Scherzer gave this explanation to the MLB Network’s “Intentional Talk” earlier this week: “You know, what’s your favorite ice cream topping? Chocolate syrup. You know, it tops it all off. So, when you have a great win, and you have …