Harper Plunked, Nats-Braves Exchange Words On And Off Field

by Chris Lingebach
Harper Drilled, Benches Clear

WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – The Braves must not have admired the slow trot from a freshly-shaven Bryce Harper after he launched a solo homer in the bottom of the third inning Tuesday night.

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Harper was drilled by Atlanta’s Julio Teheran on the first pitch of his next at-bat in the bottom of the fifth, earning Teheran a mouthful from the 20-year-old slugger and a clearing of both benches.

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While no punches were thrown, the Braves’ official Twitter account mirrored the ever-classy reaction of the organization’s on-field product moments later.

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And like their own players, the Nats’ Twitter account rushed to the aid of their young slugger.

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By the way, the Braves went on to win.

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