Nats: Bursitis in Bryce Harper's knee

Updated: May 28, 2013, 11:01 PM ET
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Outfielder Bryce Harper was not in the Washington Nationals' lineup for Monday afternoon's 6-2 loss to the Baltimore Orioles and likely will miss Tuesday's game because of soreness in his left knee, manager Davey Johnson told reporters.

Johnson said before Monday's game that an MRI performed on Harper's knee showed no structural damage but the slugger has been diagnosed with bursitis in the knee.

Team medical director Wiemi Douoguih said the outfielder has inflammation ...

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