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Harper Back In Nationals Lineup After Benching

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April 21, 2014 AT 4:28 AM
Bryce Harper will start Sunday in for the Nationals a day after he was replaced in the sixth inning for lack of hustle. Harper will start Sunday in for the Nationals a day after he was replaced in the sixth inning for lack of hustle. In the sixth inning on Saturday, Harper hit a comebacker to the mound and was easily thrown out at first base. The two-time All-Star was replaced in left field by Kevin Frandsen for the following inning. Following the eventual 4-3 loss, Nationals first-year manager Matt Williams cited ''lack of hustle,'' for removing Harper.