MLB Performances of the Week: Sept. 20

Bryce Harper/MLB Photo

Bryce Harper/MLB Photo

Stephen Strasburg/MLB Photo

Stephen Strasburg/ MLB Photo

The top performances in Major League Baseball this week were by Stephen Strasburg and Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals.

The duo combined to dominate the Philadelphia Phillies during a road contest on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

Strasburg limited the Phillies to a single in the fifth inning by Cody Asche in the 4-0 victory by the Nationals. Strasburg fanned 14 and walked one in his eight innings of work.

This season, Strasburg is 10-7 with an ERA of 3.81.

In the first inning, Harper gave the Nationals a 1-0 advantage with a solo homer. He added a RBI single in the third. He blasted a two-run shot in the eighth finished the scoring in the contest.

Harper has 41 homers this season with 95 RBI and a .343 batting average.

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