Nationals' Harper day-to-day with flu

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Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper has apparently fallen victim to a flu that is going around the team's clubhouse. 

Harper was replaced by Nate Schierholtz to begin the fourth inning after complaining about feeling lightheaded. 

The 21-year-old has been on fire over his last 16 games, hitting .328/.379/.623 with six home runs and seven RBI.

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Nationals' Harper leaves game in 4th inning after feeling lightheaded

8:33 PM

Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper left Monday's game in the fourth inning after feeling lightheaded

Harper, who finished the game 0-for-1 with a strikeout, was replaced by Nate Schierholtz. 

While the Nationals have yet to give an explanation to what caused Harper's lightheadedness, Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington notes that a flu has been going around the team's clubhouse. 

The 21-year-old has been limited to 90 games this season due to numerous ailments and entered Monday hitting .270/.341/.429 with 13 home runs and 32 RBI in 319 at-bats. 

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