Bryce Harper gets cortisone injection

Updated: June 12, 2013, 9:06 AM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was given a cortisone injection in his swollen left knee, and he will wear a brace to ensure he rests the joint.

Harper was given the shot after he visited noted orthopedist Dr. James Andrews on Monday in Pensacola, Fla. Trainer Lee Kuntz said Tuesday Harper will stay off the knee for a week.

"We'll reevaluate him in one week's time to resume activities, so these are all good things," Kuntz said.

Kuntz said that Andrews ...

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