Bryce Harper Carried Off Field After Suffering Left Knee Injury Vs. Giants

Bryce Harper Carried Off Field After Suffering Left Knee Injury Vs. Giants

Bryce Harper Carried Off Field After Suffering Left Knee Injury Vs. Giants

But, when Harper hit first base, his left leg slipped on the bag, causing his knee to shoot straight back.

The game between the Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants on Saturday started three hours late due to rain. His leg buckled, he went airborne and fell to the ground as his helmet went flying.

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Bryce Harper is helped off the field after suffering the knee injury in the 1st inning Saturday night

After writhing in pain on the ground for a couple of minutes, Harper was helped off the field with assistance from trainer Paul Lessard and hitting coach Rick Schu.

The Nationals can survive those injuries, but if Harper goes down for the year we're not sure they can survive that. The Nationals and Giants are set to play a doubleheader on Sunday. That being said, an injury to arguably the best player in baseball is never good news, not matter how many games you're up in the division race.

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Harper is now one of the leaders in the NL MVP race and is hitting.326 with 29 home runs and 87 RBI.

Because of a bevy of injuries, the Nationals have used 12 outfielders this season.

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