By The Sports Xchange
Harper smashed a grand slam in the second inning after a bases-empty homer in the first off Teheran and finished 4-for-4 overall with an intentional walk as the Nationals won 14-4 on Wednesday night for their 31st victory in the past 40 games against Atlanta.
Harper, who is batting .404 this season with six homers and 18 RBIs, has driven in 17 runs in his career against Teheran while going 15-for-33 against the right-hander.
Joe Ross, recalled from Triple-A Syracuse, got plenty of support from Harper and Ryan Zimmerman in a 20-hit Nationals outburst and went seven innings to win his season debut.
Ross (1-0) retired 14 of the last 15 batters he faced. The right-hander allowed six hits and three runs while striking out seven and walking one.
Zimmerman made it a rout with a grand slam off reliever Ian Krol in a five-run ….
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