Ruling MVP Christian Yelich accomplished for the season after breaking kneecap in Brewers' success

Ruling MVP Christian Yelich accomplished for the season after breaking kneecap in Brewers' success

uling National League MVP Christian Yelich is accomplished for the season after breaking his kneecap in Tuesday night's down versus the Miami Marlins, the Milwaukee Brewers reported after the challenge.
Yelich was harmed during a first-inning at-bat against Marlins right-hander Elieser Hernandez when he lined a foul ball straightforwardly into his right knee.

He promptly went to the ground in agony and stayed down for a few minutes as he was inspected by the group's athletic coaches and supervisor Craig Counsell.

"I went out there and his entire body was shaking," Counsell said. "I was concerned and when he got up and went down the stairs I was hopeful. At that point, we got the terrible news."

In the end, Yelich got to his feet and after remaining under his very own capacity for somewhat, set out toward the Brewers clubhouse.

"We feel horrendous for Christian," Counsell said. "That is what impacts me right at this point. He's an exceptional player and it's a delight to watch him play each day. He's the best at what he does. Not having the option to see that consistently isn't great."

Yelich, who won the 2018 NL MVP as the Brewers won the NL Central last season, parts of the bargains 44 homers and 97 RBI with a .329 normal and 30 taken bases. A main contender for the MVP once more, he was additionally driving the majors in slugging rate and OPS.

"Clearly horrendous, we as a whole know Yeli and what sort of fellow he is," said Marlins chief Don Mattingly, who was additionally Yelich's previous seat manager in Miami.

"You prefer not to see a player like that get injured down the stretch. He's ventured into the hotshot domain as a player and MVP a year ago. You would prefer not to witness that to a group down the stretch," Mattingly said.

Yelich was in a 1-1 represent a mark against Hernandez when he lined an 80-mph slider off his knee.

Yelich was supplanted by tenderfoot Trent Grisham, who was falling off a five-hit game in Monday's 8-3 triumph, and he finished the at-bat by being gotten down on about strikes. Making an already difficult situation even worse – truly – was the standard crediting Yelich, not Grisham, with the strikeout.

Grisham likewise had Yelich's spot in right field.

"A major blow, what he intends to this group and the year he's been having," Grisham said of Yelich's damage. "We wish him the quickest recuperation he can get."

Brewers head supervisor David Stearns did not know whether the star outfielder would require medical procedure.

"We don't have an authoritative time allotment other than we realize he will be out the rest of the season right now," Stearns said.

Yelich is scheduled to experience additionally testing in Milwaukee on Wednesday.

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