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Nationals star Bryce Harper not keen on comparisons to Mike Trout
Nationals star Bryce Harper not keen on comparisons to Mike Trout

WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper and Mike Trout have been linked for years, from the amount of hype attached to them as amateurs, to being called up to the big leagues for good on the same day in 2012, winning rookie-of-the-year awards that season and being touted as two of the game’s brightest young stars. But those looking to compare Harper, the Washington Nationals’ 21-year-old left fielder, to Trout, the Angels’ 22-year-old center fielder, as they prepared to meet in a regular-season game for the first time in Nationals Park on Monday night did so at their own risk. “I really don’t care,” Harper said, when asked if comparisons between the two...

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