Bryce Harper suffered a freak knee injury attempting to throw the ball

Bryce Harper injured his knee and was taken out of Thursday’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays when he tried to throw a ball towards the infield.

The incident came in the sixth inning and appears to have been caused by his right foot either getting caught or slipping on the grass.

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