San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) - Washington Nationals reliever Ryan
Mattheus sustained a broken right hand after striking a locker following a
rough outing Sunday.
The right-handed reliever gave up five runs on four hits and two walks in an
inning of work during the Nats' 13-4 setback Sunday against the San Diego
Mattheus informed Nationals manager Davey Johnson of the injury just prior to
Tuesday's 8-0 loss to the San Francisco Giants.
Over 14 relief appearances this season, Mattheus has posted a 4.96 earned run
average with 12 strikeouts in 16 1/3 innings.
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