Bryce Harper's Philadelphia Phillies were eliminated from playoff contention by his old team, the Washington Nationals, on Tuesday afternoon. Later that night, in the second game of the double-header, the Nats won again and clinched a Wild Card berth.
Wednesday night, the fourth game of the series took place, and once again the Nats were victorious.
Harper was complimentary of the Nationals organization on Tuesday, but had some harsh words for Washington fans on Wednesday.
The outfielder was getting heckled by some fans in right field late in the game. Harper said the comments crossed the line.
"Bryce Harper said Washington fans crossed the line with their heckling in eighth inning. He was not happy. Said he was eager to get back to Philly and the great fans there," he said.
Harper appeared to engage with the fans during the heckling.
Harper had some nice words for his old team following Tuesday night's game.
"I’ve got no hard feelings towards them at all," Harper said following the Nats' Wild Card clinch. "They’re a great team. They’re a great organization."
Washington has won four straight against Philadelphia in this series. The last game of the five-game series is set for Thursday.