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The Nationals may be in last place in the NL East but they were in the spotlight yesterday when they made Bryce Harper, a 17-year-old slugger, the No. 1 pick in the 2010 amateur draft. They will be in the spotlight again today when Stephen Strasburg makes his major league debut a year after being chosen No. 1 in the 2009 amateur draft. It is unlikely that Harper will be making his major league debut next season since the Nationals probably have no plans to rush him to the majors. With Scott Boras as his agent, it is unlikely that Harper will even sign before the minor league season is over in less than three months. He may make more money with Boras as his agent, but he will pay the price in time lost while sitting on the sidelines and will slow his development as a pro ...

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