Bryce Harper to get spring game ABs

Updated: December 7, 2010, 8:39 AM ET
Associated Press

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Washington Nationals plan to let teenage prospect Bryce Harper play in big league exhibition games at spring training.

Nationals manager Jim Riggleman says the 18-year-old Harper will get some at-bats against major leaguers.

Harper was the No. 1 pick in last summer's draft. He excelled in the Arizona Fall League, batting .343 with six extra-base hits in nine games.

Riggleman said Monday that Harper will be in major league camp this spring. If he's ...

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