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Can Washington Nationals Keep Up This Pace?

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Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals runs to second base after a double in his major league debut against the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 28, 2012.
Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals runs to second base after a double in his major league debut against the Los Angeles Dodgers on April 28, 2012.

Playing in front of a sellout Dodger Stadium crowd, Bryce Harper, just the sixth player to make his major league debut as a teenager in the past nine years, made a big first impression. Which is great, because right now the 2012 Nationals are no different from the 2012 Phillies.

OK, that's not quite fair. The Phillies have a reliable closer.

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