Found March 20, 2014 on College Football Section:
Your browser does not support iframes. Aroldis Chapman was hit by a line drive off of the bat of Royals catcher Salvador Perez during a Cactus League game on Wednesday night. Chapman didn’t lose consciousness, but did suffer fractures above his left eye and nose. Once again, protection for the pitcher’s head comes into question. When will MLB actually take action? Does someone have to die before anything changes? [MLB] Related Posts Cuban baseball brawl involves the swinging of bats Mario Cristobal to be Alabama’s new offensive line coach Gary Andersen corn maze face is a real thing

Aroldis Chapman hit in face by Salvador Perez line drive (Video)

Cincinnati Reds flame thrower Aroldis Chapman was hit in the face by a Salvador Perez line drive during a spring training game on Wednesday night and was carted off the field. Chapman is the hardest thrower in baseball, which means any ball coming off the bat would be returned with absurd velocity. The play occurred […]

Aroldis Chapman To Have Metal Plate In His Head After Line Drive Hit

  Scary moment for the Cincinnati Reds when Aroldis Chapman was struck by a line drive hit on Wednesday. Chapman was subsequently carted off the field and went in for surgery on Thursday. Chapman will have a metal plate inserted to help repair a broken bone above his left eye, which will remain there permanently. Chapman suffered a minor concussion from the hit and barring no complications...

WATCH: Reds Pitcher Aroldis Chapman Nailed in the Face By a Line Drive

This is one of those things that will make you recoil just a little when you see it--the scene is that intense. During Wednesday night's game against the Kansas City Royals, Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman was nailed in the face by a line drive hit by Salvador Perez.Watch this and see if your face does not feel some momentary sympathy pains (yes, it's that bad).Your...

Cincinnati Reds Closer Aroldis Chapman Struck by Line Drive in the Face

Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman suffered fractures to bones in his nose and left eye while taking a line drive to the face Wednesday night. Chapman was carted off the field and transported by ambulance to a hospital and would be kept overnight for observation, the Reds said on their Twitter account. The Reds said Chapman was originally taken to Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center...

Rosenthal: Reds, Royals relieved at Chapman's condition, prognosis

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Reds catcher Brayan Pena walked into the hospital room, put his hand on Aroldis Chapman's shoulder and spoke to him in Spanish. "I'm Brayan Pena," he said. This was early Thursday morning, less than 12 hours after Chapman was struck in the face by a line drive off the bat of the Royals' Salvador Perez during a Cactus League game. Pena said...

Reds game called after Chapman hit by batted ball

Cincinnati closer Aroldis Chapman was carted off the field after a batted ball hit him in the face during a spring training game Wednesday night.

Aroldis Chapman Shows Off Gnarly Stapled Head (Photo)

Just days after being struck in the face by a line drive, Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman took to Instagram to show off his newly stapled head following 2 1/2 hours of surgery to insert a titanium plate in his head to stabilize the fractures sustained from the injury. Chapman added the caption “Mi gente todo esta bien gracias a dios ya salimos de todo tipo de problema estoy aqu...

Aroldis Chapman shares Instagram picture of staples in his head

Aroldis Chapman is on his way to recovering from the traumatic experience of being hit in the face by a line drive during a spring training game on Wednesday. Chapman should be able to begin throwing in about two weeks, and he could begin playing in game conditions in 4-6 weeks, the Reds’ team doctor […]

Aroldis Chapman suffers facial fractures after being struck in face by line drive (video)

An incredibly frightening moment played out during Wednesday’s game between the Cincinnati Reds and Kansas City Royals when Reds closer Aroldis Chapman was struck in the face by a line drive off the bat of Royals catcher Salvador Perez. The incident occurred in the bottom of the sixth inning when Perez lined a 99-mph offering […] The post Aroldis Chapman suffers facial fractures...

Aroldis Chapman shared a picture of his head after surgery

Aroldis Chapman suffered a brutal injury earlier this week when he took a line drive off the bat of Salvador Perez to the top of his left eye. #Reds: Chapman had surgery tonight to insert titanium plate to stabilize fracture. Per team doctor, Chapman can begin working out … — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) March 21, 2014 Related Posts Aroldis Chapman was hit in the face by...

Reds’ Aroldis Chapman struck by line drive, game canceled

A scary scene unfolded tonight in the Kansas City Royals vs Cincinnati Reds spring training game. In the sixth inning, with the Royals leading 6-3, Reds closer Aroldis Chapman was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of Royals catcher Salvador Perez. Aroldis Chapman was just hit int he face by a liner by Salvador Perez — ctrent (@ctrent) March 20, 2014 This is scary. Chapman’s...

Aroldis Chapman, Salvador Perez, And The Inevitability Of Serious Injury

Good LordBy now, you've heard about this, and hopefully haven't seen the video. Cincy's closer, Aroldis Chapman, a lefty who hits three digits more than just about anyone else in the world while throwing a baseball, has Royals' catcher Salvador Perez in an 0-2 hole. Chapman's been struggling this inning, not that he's probably too concerned; it's spring...


Cincinnati Reds reliever Aroldis Chapman posted a picture of the aftermath of surgery to place a plate in his face following that awful comebacker hit him earlier this week. **Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home

This Week’s Most Exciting Baseball Moment Happened In A Bear’s Mouth

During yesterday’s Cincinnati Reds Cactus League game against the Kansas City Royals, hard-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman was cracked just above the eye with a 110 MPH line drive off the bat of Salvador Perez. It was horrifying, and although reports coming out this morning say he’s “doing better,” you can only do so well after your face gets crushed by a baseball. Your...

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If you want to see the worst video you can imagine, here's Aroldis getting hit in the face by a line drive. I say it's the worst video, not because of the graphic content, but because it looks it was shot by a blind man who has really large fingers. Which has me thinking, does braille come in different sizes? Things that make you go hmm... So, Aroldis Chapman got hit...
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