San Diego’s Grandal injured in game at Washington
San Diego catcher Yasmani Grandal left Saturday’s game at
Washington in the third inning with a right knee injury.
With the bases loaded and one out, Washington’s Ian Desmond
grounded to first baseman Jesus Guzman. Guzman threw to Grandal for
the force at home as Washington’s Anthony Rendon slid into the
lower portion of Grandal’s right leg, twisting the catcher’s
Grandal fell to the ground but held on for the forceout. He
remained down for several minutes before being assisted off the
The team later announced Grandal had a right knee sprain and
would be re-evaluated after the game.
He was replaced by Nick Hundley.