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outfielder and 2017 NL MVP candidate Bryce Harper is on the disabled list after suffering a hyperextended knee on Saturday. While it's not certain how long he'll be out, Harper fortunately didn't suffer Anthony Rizzo Womens Jersey
any torn ligaments. Here's the play in question: As you can see, Harper Billy Williams Jersey
suffered the injury when his foot slid off the bag. On that point, Harper's agent Scott Boras has some thoughts. Via ESPN's Jerry Crasnick, here's what Boras had to say: "I don't know what technology we apply or the studies that have been done on the composition of having a wet base. That's Carlos Zambrano Jersey
certainly something we need to look into. This injury was directly related to inclement weather and a player putting his cleat on the bag and it slipping across because the surface was slick. "In the NBA, when David Ross Jersey
a player hits the floor and there's perspiration on the floor, they clean it up immediately so the surface isn't slick. In baseball, we have no one cleaning the bags between innings during inclement weather. Is there observation as the game Ernie Banks Jersey
goes where they would stop and make sure the bag is dry? We don't do that. We don't take measures like that for player safety that could easily be accomplished by the grounds crew and the umpires' observations.''