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Bryce Harper congratulates Anthony Rendon on Instagram story with no Nats logo in sight

Bryce Harper congratulates Anthony Rendon on Instagram story with no Nats logo in sight

Bryce Harper congratulated his former teammate Anthony Rendon on his Instagram story on Wednesday night after the latter reportedly agreed to a seven-year, $245 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels.

Harper left the Nationals prior to the start of the 2019 season to join the Phillies on a 13-year, $330 million contract. 

It's worth noting that in the picture Harper used, there is no mention of the Nationals. Was it intentional?

Both Harper and Rendon are represented by Scott Boras, who has been having a terrific week after securing a deal for Rendon. Not to mention Stephen Strasburg's extension with the Nationals, as well as the newest member of the Yankees' rotation, Gerrit Cole.

Rendon will team up with Mike Trout in Anaheim, who is definitely on board with the new contract signing.

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Sean Doolittle's wife, Eireann Dolan, tweets about Astros' scandal

Sean Doolittle's wife, Eireann Dolan, tweets about Astros' scandal

Sean Doolittle's wife, Eireann Dolan, eviscerated the Houston Astros on Twitter Saturday afternoon in the wake of MLB's findings that the Astros systematically stole signs throughout the 2017 season, pointing out in her tweets what the scandal did to the Astros' opponents throughout the league that season.

Dolan pointed out that a large number of pitchers were scrutinized for poor performances against the Astros during the 2017 season, asking what those numbers would have done to their future earnings - not to mention mental state.

In 2017, the Astros led Major League Baseball in hits (1581), runs (896), doubles (346), RBI (854) as well as team batting average (.282) during the 162-game season en route to winning the 2017 World Series.

Doolittle reacted to the news of MLB's findings on Thursday on Twitter, thanking those who came forward to bring the sign-stealing allegations to light. The Astros fired general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch last week and Carlos Beltran and Alex Cora lost their jobs with the Mets and Red Sox over the scandal.

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Mike Rizzo shows off World Series trophy at Maryland basketball game

Mike Rizzo shows off World Series trophy at Maryland basketball game

The Washington Nationals aren't tired of showing off their World Series success, and for good reason. 

It's been a few months since the Nats won their first-ever title, but flaunting the Commissioner's Trophy simply never gets old. 

General Manager Mike Rizzo showed off the silverware in College Park on Saturday during an intermission in the Maryland-Purdue college basketball game. 

The crowd erupted in cheers and the band played "Baby Shark" to ring in the special occassion. It's always nice to see Terrapin fan favorite and SportsCenter host Scott Van Pelt in attendance there too. 

In a bad week for baseball in the wake of widespread cheating allegations, it's a good sight to see the good parts of the game being celebrated. 

Keep showing that thing off, Nationals!

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