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Jonathan Papelbon and Bryce Harper get into dugout fight

Jonathan Papelbon and Bryce Harper get into dugout fight

Outfielder Bryce Harper and Washington Nationals teammate Jonathan Papelbon got into a fight in the dugout during a game Sunday.

After a flyout in the eighth inning of Washington's 12-5 loss to the Philadelphia Phillies, Harper headed to the dugout, where he and Papelbon, the team's closer, exchanged words. The argument escalated, and Papelbon reached out with his left hand and grabbed Harper by the throat.

Papelbon then shoved the outfielder toward the bench with both hands before teammates pulled the two apart.

"I mean, he apologized, so whatever," Harper said with a shrug in the clubhouse. "I really don't...

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