Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Willy Adames left their game against the San Francisco Giants in the second inning Friday evening immediately after he was hit by a foul ball whilst sitting in their dugout.
Adames was standing on the leading step of the Brewers’ dugout at American Loved ones Field in the second inning with teammates when teammate Brian Anderson hit a foul ball off Giants pitcher Alex Wood. The foul ball drilled Adames in the head and sent him falling back to the bench.
The Brewers’ health-related employees helped Adames for various minutes prior to he left to go back to the clubhouse and ultimately to a neighborhood hospital to be additional evaluated. His present status is unknown, although he was reportedly alert and in a position to stroll on his personal.
Adames was replaced by Brice Turang at shortstop. Anderson completed the at-bat with tears in his eyes immediately after hitting the foul ball, per MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy. He grounded out to shortstop.
Adames, 27, is in his sixth season in Big League Baseball and second complete season with the Brewers. He entered Friday night’s game hitting .205 and has 38 hits and nine property runs and 27 RBI so far this season.
The Brewers trailed the Giants three-1 when Adames left the game in the second inning, although the Giants erupted for seven runs in the third to take a ten-1 lead.
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