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Nationals, Braves In Twitter War

WASHINGTON -- In this day and age, maybe it figures that a good ol' fashioned baseball brawl would take place in the Twitterverse instead of on the diamond.

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:

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