Nationals, Braves In Twitter War
The official Twitter feeds of the Braves and Nationals mixed it up a bit Tuesday night, shortly after players from both teams spilled out of the dugouts and bullpens — but no punches were thrown — when Atlanta’s Julio Teheran hit Washington’s Bryce Harper with a pitch in the fifth inning.
In Harper’s prior at-bat, he homered off Teheran.
After getting hit, Harper barked at Teheran and pointed at him.
Tweaking Harper’s famous retort to a reporter, “That’s a clown question, bro,” the Braves tweeted:
Clown move bro
— Atlanta Braves (@Braves) August 7, 2013
@Braves Which part, giving up the home run, or drilling the 20-year-old on the first pitch his next time up?
— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) August 7, 2013
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