ATLANTA -- The beat goes on for Bryce Harper.
The Nationals' first-round Draft pick singled in the third inning on Thursday
night to extend his hitting streak to 16 games.
Harper lined a single to right field off Delmarva Shorebirds lefty
Cameron Roth as part of the Suns' three-run third inning. The Shorebirds would have
the last laugh, however, winning the game, 6-3.
his average against South Atlantic League competition to .395.
Harper, who went 4-for-5 with five RBIs on Wednesday night, is hitting .
512 over his last 10 games, with a 1.321 OPS.
Hagerstown, 22-12, is in second place in the SAL Northern Division.
The Suns will open a weekend series with the division-rival Lakewood
BlueClaws at FirstEnergy Park on Friday night.