Bryce Harper returned to Washington for the first time since leaving for the Phillies in the off-season.  Nationals fans greeted him with boos, both during a video tribute that was played for him, and prior to his first at bat.

Nats fans did eventually cheer for Harper.  It happened after Max Scherzer struck him out swinging.

There was no chance Harper was going to receive a warm welcome in Washington.  No respectable fan base would ever do that if one of their star players left for a divisional rival.

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