Harper talks his way into lineup
WASHINGTON -- Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper isn't resting this weekend, after all.
Davey Johnson said after Friday night's game he was probably going to give the struggling outfielder a couple of days off.
Harper changed his manager's mind with a light-hearted text later that night.
"In his text he said 'Play me or trade me,'" Johnson said Saturday. "And so since trading's out of the question I guess I'm going to play him."
Johnson laughed when ...
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