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NL East: Bryce Harper’s suspension reduced

Check out what’s going on in the National League East.

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Bryce Harper has officially had his four-game suspension reduced to three games. The 24-year old Nationals strong hold appealed MLB’s initial suspension, which was bestowed upon him for “charging the mound, throwing his helmet, and fighting” after Hunter Strickland revenge plunked him. Strickland, a reliever who sees much less game time that Harper, received a six-game suspension.

Harper began his suspension last night. Should Harper be serving a suspension at all? These are some issues MLB still needs to tweak in their system.

Here’s what other news is going on in the National League East: