Originally posted on Mr. Irrelevant  |  Last updated 8/7/13
The biggest problem with last night’s ******** “brawl” was the Nats clearly have lost focus. Maybe lost focus is putting it mildly, because based on a 54-59 season that has the team 14.5 games back in early August, it’s arguable the team lacked focus from the beginning. But back to last night. Harper hit a bomb off Braves starter Julio Teheran, and Harper took a few seconds to enjoy it. Everyone who’s watched baseball for a little while knows what happens next: Harper’s getting hit. This is the rule of the land, like getting boo’d wearing an Eagles jersey in the FedEx parking lots. Don’t lie to yourself and say Harper didn’t show up Teheran, he did, we all saw it. The worst part of what happened next, Harper didn’t actually want to fight. Sure he wanted to shout and shove and do all the normal ******** you see from a “fight” on an episode of Real World/Road Rules Challenge, where nobody wants to throw a punch lest they mess up perfect jaw structure. I’m not advocating to fight, bu
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