Dodgers lose Ramirez to calf injury

Hot-hitting outfielder could be sidelined through the weekend in Washington

Updated: April 23, 2010, 1:35 PM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

A season that has never really gotten on track in its first two-plus weeks for the Dodgers might have come completely off the track Thursday night. Yes, they lost again, this time 8-5 to the Cincinnati Reds before 13,261 at Great American Ball Park, but that wasn't the worst of it, apparently.

After pulling up lame on a sixth-inning single and immediately heading for the clubhouse, Manny Ramirez was diagnosed with a strained right calf, an apparently more severe version of the same injury ...

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