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After Harper gets ejected, Robinson lifts Nats past Tigers

One moment, Bryce Harper was getting ejected from the dugout. The next, teammate Clint Robinson was hitting a game-ending homer.

And seconds after that, Harper was rushing onto the field — to join the rest of the Washington Nationals in celebrating a dramatic 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers, yes, but also to scream what he acknowledged were "a couple choice words" at the umpire who tossed him in ninth inning Monday night.

Told that TV cameras captured him cursing in the direction of umpire Brian Knight after Robinson's one-out drive off Mark Lowe, Harper replied: "Absolutely. I was pretty upset. ... So let him hear what I have to say — and...

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