Juan Soto exits Nationals loss with left calf injury

Washington star outfielder Juan Soto ended Sunday’s loss to the Miami Marlins with a left calf injury, the Nationals announced. He had an MRI after the game.

The injury appeared to occur in the third inning when Soto pointed his calf after taking a throw from the outfield. Soto was then knocked out in round four.

“We’ll reevaluate it and see what happens,” manager Dave Martinez told reporters after the game.

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Soto has been hot recently before his injury. The outfielder had an eight-game hitting streak before getting caught out twice on Sunday.

Soto’s absence won’t help Washington either. The Nationals are currently dead last in Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador with a 29-52 record.

“Oh, yeah, it’s terrifying, obviously,” Nationals first baseman Josh Bell said. “I’m crossing my fingers that it’s not too, too time-consuming. We will see. I know he’ll probably get the results here soon. I know we are all holding our breath for him. I guess time will tell.

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