Chase d'Arnaud

Harper hits 2 HRs, drives in 5, as Nats slam Braves 14-4

Bryce Harper assumes everybody already knows the Washington Nationals will again be a team to watch in the National League.

Just in case, Harper and the Nationals made the point by putting on an offensive show at the Atlanta Braves' new park.

Harper had two homers, including a grand slam, among four hits and the Nationals overwhelmed Julio Teheran and the Braves 14-4 on Wednesday night. Harper drove in five runs. Ryan Zimmerman also hit a grand slam and the Nationals had 20 hits.

"I think everybody knows how good we are and what we can do," Harper said, adding the expected return of shortstop Trea Turner from the disabled list "is huge as...

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