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Bryce Harper Earns First Career Walk-Off Hit, Gatorade Shower



    If Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper -- or you as a loyal fan -- is keeping a list of milestones that he wants to reach, then he can cross two more off his list.

    Tuesday, Harper earned his first career walk-off hit when his single dropped into left field with the bases loaded in the 12th inning as the Nats defeated the New York Mets 7-6.

    "That was incredible," Harper said to MASN's Kristina Akra when asked how it felt to send the Nats home with a victory after the game.

    That wasn't all. After the game, as Harper was being interviewed by Akra, his teammates crept up and doused him with a cooler of Gatorade.

    Unfortunately, Akra had headed for higher ground (and into a MASN camera) before she could ask Harper how that felt, but I bet it felt sticky and cold. Or like victory.


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    Adam Vingan is co-founder and editor of Kings Of Leonsis, a Caps-centric blog. Follow him on Twitter @Adam_KOL and e-mail your story ideas to adamvingan (at)