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MLB report: Nationals lose center fielder Adam Eaton for season

MLB report: Nationals lose center fielder Adam Eaton for season

Washington Nationals center fielder Adam Eaton, who was carried off the field Friday after injuring his left knee while running out an infield hit in the ninth inning against the New York Mets, has a torn anterior cruciate ligament and will not play again this season, multiple outlets reported.

The team had placed Eaton on the 10-day disabled list earlier Saturday with what was initially diagnosed as a knee strain. Fox Sports was first to report Eaton had an ACL tear, revealed by an MRI test.

The 28-year-old stepped awkwardly on the bag when he beat out a throw to first in the ninth inning to load the bases in Friday night's 7-5 loss to the New York Mets....

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