Nationals SS Trea Turner reportedly suffers broken wrist, no timetable for return

Nationals shortstop Trea Turner suffered a broken right wrist Thursday in a 5-4 loss to the Cubs, according to the Washington Post.

Turner ultimately left the game after being hit by a pitch in the seventh inning.

There is no timetable for his return, but a similar injury gave Braves slugger Freddie Freeman a 10-week return date.

Turner had been stealing bases at an alarming rate in recent weeks, but he will now be out until close to the start of the postseason.

The Nationals already lost center fielder Adam Eaton for the season with a torn ACL, and have had a myriad of bullpen injuries.

Stephen Drew may immediately start at shortstop for the Nationals, but the team could look for a cheap trade before the July 31 trade deadline.

Last season, Ajayi had three games in which he gained 200 or more rushing yards. That’s good! He also had eight games in which he gained 51 yards or fewer. That’s bad!

The hard-charging rusher tallied 420 yards in two games against the Bills and 885 in 14 other games. Much of his inconsistent 2016 had to do with how Miami utilized him. His yards-per-game output dropped against winning teams as the Dolphins were forced to throw the ball more as they played from behind. He earned more carries against less successful clubs — nearly 4.5 per game — but his per-touch performance remained essentially the same regardless of opponent.
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