Lake Buena Vista, FL (Sports Network) - Bryce Harper clubbed his first homer
of spring training and the Washington Nationals held off the Atlanta Braves,
6-5, Friday night.
Harper smacked a solo homer off Julio Teheran in the first inning and Carlos
Rivero's three-run double highlighted a five-run eighth for the Nationals.
The Braves got an RBI single from Todd Cunningham in the bottom of the ninth
inning, and Atlanta loaded the bases with two outs, but Elmer Reyes grounded
out to end the game.
Jason Heyward homered for the third time this spring, this time connecting off
Jordan Zimmermann in the first inning. Zimmermann fanned four over three
frames for the Nats, while Teheran struck out five over three innings for the
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