Sport Nationals catcher Matt Wieters undergoes surgery on hamstring

20:25  17 may  2018
20:25  17 may  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Nationals placed catcher Matt Wieters on the 10-day disabled list with a left hamstring strain. Typically, 2-4 weeks RTP depending on severity. Watch below our 3D animation to learn more about hamstring strains

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Matt Wieters will likely remain on the disabled list after undergoing surgery on his left hamstring Wednesday, the Nationals announced Thursday.

“Matt Wieters underwent surgery on Wednesday to repair his left hamstring. We will provide more information when Matt returns to Washington, D.C. and is evaluated by our medical staff,” the team said, via MASN Sports.

A timeline for Wieters' return has not been announced.

a close up of a man in a baseball uniform: Matt Wieters © (Getty Images) Matt Wieters

The catcher injured his hamstring May 10 against the Diamondbacks when he was rounding first base. He needed to be helped off the field and has been on the disabled list since.

In the meantime, Pedro Severino will take over catching duties.

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