Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 4/14/13
In what manager Davey Johnson described as “heartbreaking”, Washington Nationals 25 year old catcher Wilson Ramos will be sidelined for at least a couple of weeks with a pulled left hamstring. The injury occurred not from some awkward attempt to spring out of his crouch to throw, but in trying to beat out an infield hit in the eighth inning of Saturday’s 3-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves. The Nats are fortunate to have a deep roster and Ramos’ place will be filled by Kurt Suzuki; the two have been alternating starts this season. Suzuki, who is 3 for 13 this season, told MLB.COM  ”You never want to see anybody get hurt. To see how hard he worked and see how hard he worked out to get himself back to this point, to see a freak accident like this happen, it [stinks]. It’s a big blow, with how good he is. It’s tough to swallow.” Ramos’ place on the roster will be filled by Columbian Jhonatan Solano, who is currently playing for the Nats’ triple-a team the Syracuse Chiefs. But the term heartbreaking
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