Bryce Harper injures left knee, leaves game

Doug Mendoza
August 13, 2017

Washington Nationals star and MVP candidate Bryce Harper left Saturday night's game against the San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the first inning after injuring himself sprinting to first base. His leg buckled, he went airborne and fell to the ground as his helmet went flying. He was carried off the field without putting weight on his left leg.

Saturday's game started after a three-hour rain delay in D.C., and it's unclear how much the damp conditions affected the basepaths.

The Nationals can survive those injuries, but if Harper goes down for the year we're not sure they can survive that.

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Any significant injury to Harper could be devastating to the Nationals lineup, even with plenty of other talented players on the roster. Harper, trying to beat out the throw, landed awkwardly on the base and had to be taken off the field.

Harper is now one of the leaders in the NL MVP race and is hitting.326 with 29 home runs and 87 RBI. He played in 105 of Washington's first 113 games.

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