Nat Borchers, Timbers vs. Crew, 3.6.16
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Portland Timbers defender Nat Borchers to undergo surgery for Achilles tendon injury

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers announced today that defender Nat Borchers will undergo surgery to repair a ruptured left Achilles tendon. The procedure will be scheduled following further evaluation. 

Borchers, who sustained the injury late in the first half of Saturday’s game against the LA Galaxy at Providence Park, will miss the remainder of the 2016 season. Borchers will conduct rehabilitation at the Providence Sports Care Center at Providence Park and with Timbers medical personnel.

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