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September 11, 2019

MLB: Milwaukee Brewers at Miami Marlins
PHOTO: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Just in case you’ve been living under a rock, Christian Yelich broke his knee cap when fouling a ball off in an at-bat against the Miami Marlins. The ball took an unfortunate and unlikely bounce off his bat and then his knee. Yelich immediately crumpled before being helped back to the dugout and replaced in the game. David Stearns announced after the game that his season was done. (READ MORE) by

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In his first at-bat in an eventual Brewers win against the Marlins on Tuesday night, reigning NL MVP and 2019 MVP frontrunner Christian Yelich fouled a pitch off his right knee and fell to the ground in what looked like excruciating pain. The Brewers right fielder left the game, and not long after, the team broke the news that Yelich’s season was over with a fractured kneecap. The body that barely a week ago was proudly displayed in all its glory for an ESPN photoshoot will not be healed in time to help Milwaukee as they try to return to the playoffs for a second straight year by closing their current one-game gap with the Cubs for the second NL Wild Card slot. (READ MORE) by Lauren Theisen

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