Wilson Ramos Injury: Updates on Nationals Catcher's Recovery from Knee Surgery

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured Columnist

Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos (40) goes down with a knee injury during the 6th inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park in Washington, Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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Washington Nationals All-Star catcher Wilson Ramos suffered a torn ACL during Sept. 26's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks. He had surgery and faces multiple months of rehab.

Continue for updates. 

Ramos Undergoes Surgery

Friday, Oct. 14

Ramos underwent surgery Friday to repair his torn ACL and will face seven months of rehab, according to William Ladson of MLB.com.

Ramos Injury Removes Key Cog from Nationals Offense

Ramos' injury is particularly devastating because a catcher with a .307/.354/.496 slash line and 22 home runs is a valuable commodity. He controlled the pitching staff and provided the lineup with more depth behind Daniel Murphy, Bryce Harper and Anthony Rendon. 

Jose Lobaton is a decent backup catcher who has been with the Nationals since 2014 and knows the pitching staff, but his production with the bat pales in comparison to what Ramos has done this season.