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Malvin quits after being hit by pitcher

Marvin quits after being hit by pitcher

infielder ‘ blackout for a second $ but expected to avoid brain Concussion Protocol

Milwaukee – The first with Marwin Gonzalez in The only pitch the Yankees saw’ Saturday’s 4-1 loss to the Brewers was the third inning Brandon Woodruff’s curveball stole at home plate, leading to a strike. Yankees’ The infielder kicks the dirt, looks down at his cleats, and- pow.

Gonzalez said he was “in a coma for a second” as a pain rushed over the left side of his face. His legs were shaking, and it took Gonzalez a moment to realize what had happened. Catcher Victor Caratini’s pitch somehow hit Gonzalez, sending his batting helmet flying and doubling the batter in pain. 24

“The moment that happened, when he was trying to throw the ball back, he was trying to talk to me,” Gonzalez said. “I think that’s how it happened; he was distracted.”

Gonzalez withdrew and was replaced by pinch hitter Aaron Hicks, who completed the bat with a strikeout. 24

While athletic trainer Alfonso Malagueuti initially expressed concern about Gonzalez’s symptoms, Yankees manager Aaron Boone said he didn’t believe Gonzalez would need to go into concussion protocol .

“He did a great job,” Boone said. “He’s shooting really well – better than I thought. When I went up to check on him, he had a good mark on his face. The coaches just felt like he needed to get out of there at that point. He wanted to stay. I don’t think it will let him down.”

It’s been tough Hours of Gonzalez, he also Forced to leave Friday’s game due to dizziness. At one point, Gonzalez patted Caratini on the shoulder. Gonzalez said the catcher has apologized multiple times for the accident.

“I think you can tell from Vic”s reaction that he’s feeling horrible,” brewers manager G. Reg Consell said. “This was an accident. It’Unfortunate. I hope heIt’s okay.”

Gonzalez said: “I know it wasn’t intentional. It was okay. He kept trying to talk to me. I didn’t get back to him because I didn’t know what was going on, but he asked me several times, ‘How do you feel? How are you? How are you feeling?’ I couldn’t get back to him.”

Woodruff said he was “a little bit shocked” by the incident. 24

“I heard [the ball hit] a bunch of helmets, so I thought, ‘ OK Yes, it has a helmet. Hope he is ok,'” Woodruff said. “But I guess he got him out. [Caratini] No’ Not much to say, but you can tell He was upset about it because it was unintentional, he hit a guy and he’ was out. You never want it to happen.”



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