Manager Matt WIlliams said he expected Ramos's recovery to last between four to six weeks.
Matt Williams confirms Wilson Ramos will need surgery, and one game into the season the Nats will adapt without one of their best players.
Wilson Ramos will likely undergo hamate bone surgery Wednesday and could miss four to eight weeks.
As of late afternoon, the Nationals were not expected to make an announcement about the evaluation of the catcher's hand.
The 26-year-old catches another round of bad luck with injuries.
Matt Williams may have surprised even Wilson Ramos himself by hitting him cleanup, but there are reasons behind it.
The Nationals starter gives himself oportunites to work on an area of need, and the third baseman says he feels fine after playing.
The catcher hit a wind-aided ball so far it flew over the beer deck in left field and the trees behind it.
The catcher hit the scoreboard beyond left field – perhaps 450-foot homers – during batting practice.
As their country erupts with violence and protests, Nationals players from Venezuela players offer support and ask for peace.