Washington Nationals starting catcher Wilson Ramos has told Bill Ladson of MLB.com that he will be out for the rest of the season after tearing his ACL.
#Nats C Wilson Ramos said he is out for the season and hopes to have knee surgery within two to three weeks to fix his ACL.#MLB
— William Ladson (@washingnats) May 16, 2012
Ramos, 24, was hitting .265/.354/.398 for Washington this season with three home runs and 10 RBI. Last year as a rookie, Ramos hit .267/.334/.445 with 15 home runs and 52 RBI. The Nationals catcher was in the National news this winter when he was kidnapped from his home in Venezuela. He was later rescued by Venezuelan police.