Washington Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper faces San Diego Padres pitcher Jason Marquis in the first inning of National League action in the second game of the weekend series on Saturday, July 6 at Nationals Park in Southeast. The Nationals defeated the Padres 5-4 before 33,314 fans. Harper was informed of his selection to the 2013 All-Star game when he entered the dugout. "I'm very blessed to be part of [it]," Harper said. "I'm very excited. I have to thank the fans in D.C. and Las Vegas and everywhere else that voted for me. I'm very excited to do this. It's just another All-Star game for me. I'm just excited. I'm looking forward to it, just being around the top guys in baseball."
Photo by John DeFreitas
The Nationals defeated the Padres 5-4 before 33,314 fans.