Braves shortstop Johan Camargo suffers bone bruise while running onto field

ATLANTA — Braves rookie shortstop Johan Camargo suffered a bone bruise in his right knee while jogging onto the field before Tuesday night’s game against the Philadelphia Phillies.

Camargo was taking the field when his right knee appeared to lock as he reached down to grab a handful of dirt or touch the chalk on the first-base line. He fell to the ground on the infield grass.

The diagnosis was made following an MRI. The Braves initially said the injury was a hyperextended knee.

Camargo, on crutches after the game, attributed the injury to “bad luck.”

“I do the same thing every time,” Camargo said through an interpreter.

Camargo was unable to put weight on his right leg when leaving the field. He needed assistance from assistant trainer Jim Lovell and third-base coach Ron Washington.

Braves manager Brian Snitker said he has never seen a player get hurt running onto

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