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Bryce Harper

Harper, Perez set up Heisey's HR in 16th, Nats sweep Twins

During a career that has spanned five decades, Dusty Baker was pressed to remember a baseball game as zany at this one.

"I feel like I just came out of 'The Twilight Zone,'" the Nationals' first-year manager said Sunday night after Washington spent nearly six hours crafting a 6-5, 16-inning victory over the Minnesota Twins.

Bryce Harper tied it with a pinch-hit home run in the ninth inning, pitcher Oliver Perez put down a bunt in the 15th that kept the game going and Chris Heisey homered in the 16th to end it.

At 5 hours, 56 minutes, it was the longest regular-season game in Nationals' history. By far one of the wildest, too.

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