Trea Turner has a broken right wrist after being hit by a pitch, and it’s unclear when the Washington Nationals will get their speedy shortstop back in the lineup.
Turner was hit by Pedro Strop’s 2-1 fastball in the seventh inning of Washington’s 5-4 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. Turner stayed in the game until Stephen Drew entered as a defensive replacement in the ninth.
Turner went for X-rays after the game. The Nationals did not provide a timetable for his return.
Turner stole two bases, bumping up his total to seven in the four-game series and 35 on the season. He entered the day tied for the NL lead with Cincinnati’s Billy Hamilton....