Harper removed from Nationals game

WASHINGTON (AP) Nationals left fielder Bryce Harper has been removed after four innings of Washington’s game against the San Diego Padres.

After sliding in head first on his bases-loaded triple in the third, Harper could be seen flexing his left wrist. Nate McLouth replaced him to start the fifth inning. The Nationals led 6-0.

There was no immediate announcement regarding whether or not Harper had suffered an injury.

Harper had an RBI-single in the first and drove in a career-high four runs.