MIAMI – Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich will miss the rest of the season after breaking his right kneecap in Tuesday's victory over the Miami Marlins. Marlins. General David Stearns said Yelich would return to Milwaukee on Wednesday, adding that it was not yet known if he would need surgery. .
Yelich remained on the ground for a few minutes before getting up and falling into the dugout.
The outfielder was last season of the National League MVP. for the playoff-contending Brewers and led the majors in slugging percentages and OPS. Grisham stayed in the game on the right field.
In Tuesday's win, the Brewers moved within 1½ games of the Chicago Cubs, playing in San Diego, in the race for the second NL wild card.
Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.