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And you might also have noticed that they used virtually identical language when making that pitch.

So yes, it’s true, the Nats asked their fellow D.C. sports teams to help promote Harper’s candidacy. The team also reached out to other notable D.C. figures and groups. Every vote counts. Vote here, if you like.

Update: Yup, the Caps and Wizards have started getting involved, big-time.

Let’s get Bryce Harper into the All Star game through the #FinalVote.. Vote at MLB.com #BryceIn12

— Ryan Kerrigan (@RyanKerrigan91) July 2, 2012

Help send Bryce Harper of the @Nationals to the MLB All-Star Game via the #FinalVote. Vote at MLB.com. #BryceIn12

— Pierre Garcon (@PierreGarcon) July 2, 2012

Help send Bryce Harper of the @Nationals to the MLB All-Star Game via the #FinalVote. Vote at MLB.com. #BryceIn12....LETS GO!!!

— Josh Wilson (@TheJoshWilson) July 2, 2012

Help send Bryce Harper of the @Nationals to the MLB All-Star Game via the #FinalVote. Vote at MLB.com. #BryceIn12

— Niles Paul (@Niles_Paul84) July 2, 2012

Help send Bryce Harper of the @Nationals to the MLB All-Star Game via the #FinalVote. Vote at MLB.com. #BryceIn12

— Terrence Austin (@Terrence_Austin) July 2, 2012

Help our friends at the @Nationals send Bryce Harper to the MLB All-Star Game! Vote 4 Bryce here atmlb.com/LJzi8U #BryceIn12 #FinalVote

— Washington Capitals (@washcaps) July 2, 2012

Help our friends at the @Nationals send Bryce Harper to the MLB All-Star Game! Vote 4 Bryce here atmlb.com/LJzi8U #BryceIn12 #FinalVote

— Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) July 2, 2012

Help send Bryce Harper of the @Nationals to the MLB All-Star Game via the #FinalVote... Vote at MLB.com. #BryceIn12!!

— John Wall (@John_Wall) July 3, 2012

Help send Bryce Harper of the @Nationals to the MLB All-Star Game via the #FinalVote. Vote at MLB.com. #BryceIn12

— Brian Orakpo (@rak98) July 2, 2012

Help send Bryce Harper of the @Nationals to the MLB All-Star Game via the #FinalVote. Vote at MLB.com. #BryceIn12

— Anthony Armstrong (@MrArmstrong13) July 2, 2012

Help send Bryce Harper of the @Nationals to the MLB All-Star Game via the #FinalVote. Vote at MLB.com. #BryceIn12

— John Carlson (@JohnCarlson74) July 2, 2012

Help send Bryce Harper of the @Nationals to the MLB All-Star Game via the #FinalVote. Vote at MLB.com. #BryceIn12

— Braden Holtby (@Holts170) July 2, 2012

Gotta support my fellow Washingtonians- Send @Nationals Bryce Harper 2 the All-Star Game via #FinalVote on MLB.com. #BryceIn12

— Emeka Okafor (@BigMek50) July 2, 2012

Help send Bryce Harper of the @Nationals to the MLB All-Star Game via the #FinalVote. Vote at MLB.com. #BryceIn12

— Bradley Beal (@RealDealBeal23) July 3, 2012

Help send Bryce Harper of the @Nationals to the MLB All-Star Game via the #FinalVote. Vote at MLB.com. #BryceIn12

— Joshua Morgan (@FeetzMorgan202) July 2, 2012

Hey people get the boy Bryce Harper in the Allstar Game!!!!

— Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) July 3, 2012

Caps Fans, help send Bryce Harper to the MLB All-Star Game! Vote here atmlb.com/LJzi8U Will be in the park Tuesday, go @Nationals

— John Walton (@WaltonCaps) July 3, 2012

The 2012 #ASG needs #Nats OF Bryce Harper. Make him your #FinalVote candidate: atmlb.com/LHu7Sw #BryceIn12

— Brian Mitchell (@BmitchliveCSN) July 2, 2012

Help send Bryce Harper to the MLB All-Star Game via the #FinalVote. Vote at MLB.com. #BryceIn12

— Tyler Clippard (@TylerClippard) July 3, 2012

Help send Bryce Harper of the @Nationals to the MLB All-Star Game via the #FinalVote. Vote at MLB.com #Bryceln12

— Kemba walker (@KembaWalker) July 3, 2012