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Atlanta Braves general manager Frank Wren said Wednesday that a tweet directed at Bryce Harper was "an inappropriate attempt at humor," even as both teams wondered when or if there would be further repercussions from the fastball that drilled the Washington Nationals slugger in the leg the night before. Harper took exception when he hit by Julio Teheran in the fifth inning of the Braves' 2-1 win Tuesday. It was the first pitch to Harper after he homered to deep center off Teheran in the third and trotted around the bases at a slower pace than his usual sprint. Both benches emptied, but no punches were thrown. Shortly afterward, "Clown move bro" was posted to the Braves' official Twitter account -- a spinoff of Harper's famous line: "That's a clown question, bro." "It doesn't reflect how we feel, how we want to do business or who we are," Wren said. "But that's really all I have to say about it. It was an inappropriate attempt at humor. And I think you shouldn't ever be directing ...
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