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Milwaukee Brewers reliever punches wall, fractures pitching hand


PATRICK: BREAKING NEWS. AND A BLOW TO THE BREWERS AS THEY HEAD INTO THE POST SEASON. STAR RELIEF PITCHER, DEVIN WILLIAMS, IS OUT WITH A FRACTURED RIGHT HAND. WILLIAMS SAYS HE WENT OUT FOR DRINKS SUNDAY THEN LATER, GOT UPSET AND PUNCHED A WALL THE INJURY IS

Brewers reliever punches wall, fractures pitching hand

Devin Williams will need surgery, will be out at least through National League Championship Series

The Milwaukee Brewers placed reliever Devin Williams on the 10-day injured list Wednesday after he punched a wall and fractured his right hand, which is his pitching hand, Brewers beat writer Adam McCalvy reported. Williams, 27, told his teammates Tuesday afternoon what happened. He said he had too much to drink and got upset about something on the ride home after Sunday’s game against the Mets. The team clinched the division title that day. Williams’ injury will require surgery that will sideline him at least through the end of the National League Championship Series. Last season, William suffered a right shoulder injury during the final week of the regular season and missed the National League Wild Card Series against the Dodgers, McCalvy reported. The Brewers are in St. Louis for a series against the Cardinals.

The Milwaukee Brewers placed reliever Devin Williams on the 10-day injured list Wednesday after he punched a wall and fractured his right hand, which is his pitching hand, Brewers beat writer Adam McCalvy reported.

Williams, 27, told his teammates Tuesday afternoon what happened.

He said he had too much to drink and got upset about something on the ride home after Sunday’s game against the Mets.

The team clinched the division title that day.

Williams’ injury will require surgery that will sideline him at least through the end of the National League Championship Series.

Last season, William suffered a right shoulder injury during the final week of the regular season and missed the National League Wild Card Series against the Dodgers, McCalvy reported.

The Brewers are in St. Louis for a series against the Cardinals.

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