This is a big, big blow to the Washington Nationals: catcher Wilson Ramos is out for the year with a torn ACL in his right knee. The injury happened in the top of the sixth inning of yesterday’s loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks when Ramos leaped to grab an errant throw and came down awkwardly. Ramos clutched and pointed at his right knee. He was unable to put any weight on it as he was helped off the field and struggled to get down the dugout steps. Today he had an MRI and Dusty Baker just delivered the news about Ramos’ ACL. The recovery time on such an injury is measured in months and sometimes even a year, meaning that the Nats will not have the services of one of their best players for the
The hits keep coming for the New York Mets’ pitching rotation. Steven Matz is the latest member of the staff to be lost for the year, as the team announced the left-hander will undergo season-ending surgery to remove a bone spur from his elbow. Matz had not pitched since Aug. 14 due to a left shoulder impingement. Steven Matz will miss the rest of the season due to elbow surgery.
Dr. Chris Ahmad, a New York Yankees physician, will examine RHP Masahiro Tanaka's forearm on Tuesday to determine whether or not Tanaka can pitch again this season.