Bryce Harper Leaves Rainy Nats' Game With Apparent Knee Injury

From Deadspin - August 12, 2017

First pitch in Washington was delayed three hours Saturday night and there was still a steady drizzle when the game got under way. While attempting to run out a ground ball in the first inning, Bryce Harper hit first base awkwardly and slipped on the slick surface. He immediately fell to the ground clutching his knee and had to be helped off the field.

Harper entered Saturdays game with a .327 average and29 home runs for the NL East-leading Nationals. His 5.0 WAR is fifth in all of baseball.


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