Nationals' Jayson Werth reportedly has two fractures in left wrist

Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth has two small fractures in his left wrist, according to the Washington Post

Washington Nationals left fielder Jayson Werth has two small fractures in his left wrist and could be sidelined until August, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.

The newspaper, citing a person familiar to the situation, said Werth had a CT scan that showed the fractures. Werth, 36, was hit by a pitch on May 15. Werth had surgery on his right shoulder in the off-season and didn't make his season debut until mid-April.

He his batting .208 with two home runs and 12 runs batted in.


Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre asked Commissioner Rob Manfred to consider playing three or four regular-season games in the city next year. Coderre said six or seven teams have expressed an interest in playing there in 2016. Montreal had the Expos from 1969 through 2004. The team then moved to Washington and became the Nationals. A pair of exhibitions in Montreal between the Toronto Blue Jays and Cincinnati Reds in early April drew a total of more than 96,000 fans to Olympic Stadium. ...

The Cleveland Indians placed right-handed reliever Scott Atchison on the 15-day disabled list because of a sprained left ankle. Cleveland will also be without infielder Carlos Santana for at least a few days after he was placed on the paternity list.

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