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Ill Harper not in lineup against Phillies

August 29, 2018

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was not in the starting lineup for Wednesday night’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies because he was sick.

The six-time All-Star was available to pinch-hit, manager Dave Martinez said. Harper was lifted in the ninth inning of Tuesday’s game due to illness.

Harper has been on a roll since the All-Star break, batting .331 with seven homers and 30 RBIs over 36 games.

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