Bryce Harper is just days away from his first playoff appearance. The Washington Nationals have already clinched a playoff spot, and their magic number to win the NL East is down to four, after Wednesday's games. If they win the division, their postseason would begin by October 7.
In the playoffs, the timeless confrontation between pitcher and hitter becomes even more intense. Bryce Harper is sure to face some tough tests immediately, and the deeper he and the Nationals go into October the more hellacious the hurlers will become.
Here is a list of six pitchers we as baseball fans would love to see Bryce Harper face in the playoffs, in ascending order of the likelihood that Harper and the Nationals would face them in the postseason.