Jason Heyward singled and Justin Upton doubled in a three-run eighth inning Wednesday night in the Atlanta Braves’ sweep-capping 6-3 win over the Washington Nationals.
Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren says a tweet from the team directed at Bryce Harper was “an inappropriate attempt at humor.”
Davey Johnson addressed Tuesday night’s brawl between the Nats and Braves, and along with saying he believed Julio Teheran plunked Bryce Harper on purpose, one overwhelming takeaway came through: “Things will even out. They Always do.”
The Twitter war between the Nats and Braves, sparked by Bryce Harper getting beaned by Julio Teheran, only served as the linchpin to a greater meltdown seen throughout the league last night in baseball. Facepalms all around.
WASHINGTON — Hit by a pitch two innings after homering, Bryce Harper jawed and pointed at Atlanta’s Julio Teheran, and the dugouts and bullpens emptied, but the only haymakers thrown during the NL East-leading Braves’ […]
Bryce Harper was drilled by Braves’ pitcher Julio Tehran Tuesday night, sparking a benches clearing near-brawl on the field, and a Twitter war between organizations off it.
In this day and age, maybe it figures that a good ol’ fashioned baseball brawl would take place in the Twitterverse instead of on the diamond.
Gio Gonzalez (7-4) gave up 10 runs — one short of his career high — and 11 hits over 3 1-3 innings in the Nationals’ devastating 11-1 loss to the Tigers Wednesday.
Dan Haren won for the first time since May 9, backed by home runs from Harper, Desmond and Span that powered Washington to a 4-1 win over the New York Mets on Saturday.
Bryce Harper’s 2-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the 9th gave the Nats a 9-7 ‘Curly W’ over the Pirates, snapping Washington’s six-game losing streak. Hear the celebratory radio call from Nats PxP announcer Charlie Slowes.