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A.B. Scary stuff for Red Sox outfielder, Daniel Nava, in the top of the 4th inning of 2013 World Series game 6. While connecting (for an out) on a pitch from Cardinals Ace, Adam Wainwright, Nava’s bat shattered (and exploded) with a large piece hitting Nava on the right side of his neck. Nava was seen in the Red Sox dugout between innings being looked at by trainers, but remained in the lineup. In the top of the 6th inning while on deck (before Gomes struck out), a small cut was visible on Nava’s neck without any sign of blood or bandaging.
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