Bryce Harper (Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Bryce Harper fueling up at the Palm near Dupont Circle Monday night. On the eve of his home debut with the Nats, the 19-year-old slugger rolled in with his manager and three young friends to treat himself to a 14-ounce filet, half a lobster and a side of mashed potatoes, washed down with water. This would have been right after he made some new fans by volunteering to pinch-hit in an amateur softball game on the Mall that same evening.

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