Mike Rizzo All But Confirms Bryce Harper Is Their Guy

No video yet, but Mike Rizzo just said on the Nationals’ broadcast that Bryce Harper will be the Nationals’ first pick on Monday night "unless something changes."

Here's more on Rizzo's comments from Ben Goessling:

What's been assumed for a long time - and hinted at by the team repeatedly - is now almost official: The Nationals will likely draft College of Southern Nevada catcher Bryce Harper No. 1 overall in the First-Year Player Draft tomorrow night.

Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo told MASN sideline reporter Debbi Taylor that the team will take the 17-year-old Harper No. 1, barring any drastic changes. Harper, who's been on the cover of Sports Illustrated and ESPN: The Magazine, left high school a year early to get his GED and declare for the draft in 2010 instead of 2011. 

Without delving into what constitutes a "drastic change" I think everyone can rest a little easier tonight, knowing Bryce Harper is coming to the Nationals.

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