Originally posted on Macho Row  |  Last updated 5/7/12
It looked ugly right away, and Jayson Werth's reaction told the story well enough. The Nationals confirmed last night that their star right fielder suffered a broken wrist while trying to snag a ball in the outfield last night against the Phillies. His slide looked like it would result in a nice catch but Werth's wrist got caught and twisted in a bad way, forcing the outfielder to grimace in pain and go right to holding his wrist in great pain. This afternoon Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post reports that Werth will undergo surgery today, forcing him to potentially miss ten to 12 weeks of the regular season. The good news is that the wrist injury apparently does not have any ties to his previous injuries that once threatened his pro career. That is very good news, at least relatively speaking. If nothing else, it looks clear that Bryce Harper's stay in the big leagues will certainly be extended. The Nationals will platoon a few players in right field, and with the injury to Wert...
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