Jun 9, 2012, 2:24 AM EDT
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Bryce Harper rounds the bases after hitting his sixth career homer in the fourth.
Game in a nutshell: A star-studded team from Washington invaded Fenway Park and overwhelmed the hometown Red Sox and their stunned fans. How incredible is that statement? It's true. Bryce Harper put on a show with three hits, including his sixth career homer. And on the second anniversary of his major-league debut, Stephen Strasburg put forth his most dominant start since that magical night in 2010. Strasburg struck out 13, one shy of the career high he set in his debut. And he uncorked a career-high 119 pitches over six brilliant innings. Throw in some clutch hits from Ryan Zimmerman, Ian Desmond and Danny Espinosa and a Washington baseball club snapped a 10-game losing streak at Fenway. The city's last win here: May 25, 1971, when the Senators won 6-5 in 11 innings.
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