Found June 17, 2013 on Nationals Enquirer:
Apparently Ian Desmond and Jayson Werth did *something* to the Phanatic's ATV to cause it to break down on the field before Monday night's game in Philly. It had to be pushed off the field and lifted over a fence by Citizens Bank Park staff: A Vine of the hyjinks by @recordsANDradio below: (Screencap via  MASN/TV) Befriend Nats Enquirer on Facebook. Follow on Twitter. Related articles No pressure, Jayson... Denard Span challenges Ian Desmond over his Wizards fandom Nats win today, Jayson Werth untucks his shirt Denard Span, Adam LaRoche, and the batboy also untucked their shirts Ian Desmond also untucked his shirt last night
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