The Nationals deal slugger Michael Morse to Seattle and get back their old prospect A.J. Cole in a three-team deal.
With Adam LaRoche back in the fold, the popular Michael Morse becomes the odd man out.
The left fielder likely suffered spasms in his left hamstring while rounding first base during his eighth inning home run trot, Manager Davey Johnson said.
Michael Morse is back after missing one game with inflammation in his wrist, but Davey Johnson isn't confident in his health.
The left fielder didn't play on Monday because of pain in his hand, Manager Davey Johnson said, even though he wanted to be in the lineup.
Michael Morse will see the team doctor and Davey Johnson will decide when the left fielder will return.
The outfielder was in the lineup on Tuesday before the game was postponed and says he feels good enough to return.
While Michael Morse hopes to play Tuesday, when the Nationals open a series at Nationals Park against the Dodgers, Manager Davey Johnson will wait and see.
Roger Bernadina replaced Michael Morse on Friday night, and the Braves hit multiple balls Bernadina tracked down that Morse probably would not have.
Michael Morse’s power has been lacking as he has played through a wrist injury, and the Nationals want him fully healthy for the stretch run and postseason.