Bryce Harper will play in fall league

Updated: October 13, 2010, 6:22 PM ET
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Top overall draft pick Bryce Harper is heading to the Arizona Fall League, where the Washington Nationals plan to tweak his batting stroke.

Harper turns 18 on Saturday, and he will join the Scottsdale Scorpions on Tuesday. He'll be a member of the taxi squad, which means he is eligible to play in games twice a week.

"I recognize that this kid is going into a situation that is pretty unprecedented. He's going to be an 18-year-old player in an extremely accelerated ...

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