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Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals yells at Brian McCann #16 of the Atlanta Braves after being hit by a pitch in the fifth inning against at Nationals Park on August 6, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Davey Johnson on Harper Getting Plunked: ‘Things Will Even Out. They Always Do.’

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.”


Atlanta Braves v Washington Nationals

The Night Twitter Exploded From MLB’s 162-Game Season

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.


Atlanta Braves v Washington Nationals

Braves’ Win Streak at 12 After 2-1 Win Over Nats

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 #34 of the Washington Nationals celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the first inning during a game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Nationals Park on July 1, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

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

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.


WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 06:  Bryce Harper #34 of the Washington Nationals celebrates with Ryan Zimmerman #11 after hitting a home run in the third inning against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park on August 6, 2013 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Harper Gets Hit, Benches Cleared, Twitter Gets Testy

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 #47 of the Washington Nationals reacts after giving up back-to-bac home runs to Torii Hunter #48 and Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers in the second inning of the game at Comerica Park on July 31, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Nationals Swept by Tigers with 11-1 Blowout Loss

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.


Ian Desmond is congratulated by Denard Span after hitting a solo home run in the second inning against the New York Mets during a game at Nationals Park on July 27, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Trio of Homers Lift Nats Past Mets 4-1

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 #34 of the Washington Nationals is mobbed by teammates after hitting the game winning home run in the ninth inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Nationals Park on July 25, 2013 in Washington, DC. Washington won the game 9-7. (Credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Harper Hits 1st Career Walk-Off, Snaps Nats’ Six-Game Losing Streak

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.


Bryce Harper. (Photo credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Bryce Harper, Nationals Aim for Better Than ‘Terrible’

Bryce Harper is the type of player who could lead a second-half climb. He has the power, the speed and the energy to carry a ballclub. What he lacks is seasoning.


Bryce Harper hits a long ball during the Chevrolet Home Run Derby on July 15, 2013 at Citi Field in New York.  (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Harper Reaches Home Run Derby Finals, Out-Slugged by Cespedes

Bryce Harper’s bid to become the first Home Run Derby Champion in Washington Nationals history fell just short Monday night in New York.