Nats' Harper has surgery, out two months

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Updated: 4/29 2:30 pm

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb, an injury that could sideline the young slugger until after the All-Star break.

Harper announced on his Twitter account that the procedure was a success, though the Nationals expect him to be out for a minimum of two months.

"On the road to recovery..Everything went great and I'll be back soon! Thank you to all the fans for the support!," Harper tweeted.

The 2012 National League Rookie of the Year tore the ulnar collateral ligament in the thumb while sliding head-first into third base on a triple Friday against San Diego and was placed on the 15-day disabled list two days later.

Harper hit .289 with one home run, two triples and nine RBI in 22 games prior to the injury.

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