Astros prospect DeShields Jr. takes 90 mph fastball to the face

How does a batter look after he takes a 90 mph fastball to the face? Houston Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. has the answer, and it isn't pretty. DeShields managed to walk off the field under his own power after getting hit Friday night while playing for the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks in Frisco, TX against the RoughRiders. He is expected to be out several weeks with a...
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This is what Delino DeShields Jr. looks like after taking a 90 mph pitch to the face

For some of you baseball fans out there, the name Delino DeShields may ring a bell. He spent 13 seasons in the majors with the Montreal Expos, Los Angeles Dodgers, Baltimore Orioles, St. Louis Cardinals, and Chicago Cubs. His son, Delino DeShields Jr., is now working his way up through the minors in attempt to […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Houston Astros Prospect Shows off Battle Wound from Getting Hit in Face with 90-mph Fastball

Baseballs are not soft and pitchers, well they throw the ball really hard. Getting hit by a pitch is one of the most painful things in sports, especially in the cold. Houston Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. took a 90-mile-per-hour to the face in a Double-A game last night and his face isn’t looking too pretty right now. Shoutout to my brother for taking a 90mph fastball to...
Via Standing O Sports
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Warning: Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. takes a fast ball to the face, takes selfie

Delino DeShields Jr. is playing AA in Corpus Christi, Texas. On Friday night he, unfortunately, took a fastball to the face. Fortunately for us, the Astros prospect took a selfie while in the hospital.We've played this game before. Earlier in April, Madden posted an incredible selfie of Red Wings minor leaguer Mitch Callahan. We're going to play the same game with this one...
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Astros Prospect Takes Fastball To Face, Swells Up Like Balloon (Photo)

Houston Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. suffered a serious blow to the face on Friday. The center fielder for the Double-A Corpus Christi team was hit by a fastball on the right side of his face during an evening game in Frisco, Texas, reported. Although DeShields was able to walk off the field on his own, he was still taken to the hospital to be treated. A friend later...
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Delino DeShields Jr. Posts Disturbing Photo After Being Hit By Fastball

This picture is certainly not for the faint of heart. Delino DeShields Jr., a minor leaguer for the Houston Astros’ Corpus Christi Hooks, was hit by a 90MPH fastball during Friday’s game. It’s being reported that the former eighth pick in the 2010 draft suffered a broken check bone. If there’s any upside to DeShields’ injury, at least it didn’t hit him in the nose. ...
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PHOTO: Houston Astros top prospect Delino DeShields face swollen after HBP

Every batter’s worst nightmare in the batter’s box is to be hit in the face.  Broken jaws, noses, or even facial bones have led to careers ending.  Houston Astros top prospect Delino DeShields Jr. lived that nightmare on Friday night.  His swollen face tells the story, here’s hoping there is no further damage and he’s back on the field soon.  Deshields retweeted a friend’s...
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Delino DeShields Jr's swollen face after HBP is nasty (PHOTO)

On Friday night, Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. took a 90 mph fastball to the face during a Double-A game. Amazingly, he managed to walk off the field under his own power, but anytime a player takes pitch to the head, it is scary.DeShields later posted an un-photoshopped selfie and, I think he'd agree, the result is cartoonish:Shoutout to my brother for taking a 90mph fastball...
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Don’t Look at Delino DeShields Jr’s Face After Being Hit With Fastball (Photo)

I told you not to look. Delino DeShields Jr. plays for the Single A Corpus Cristi Hooks was hit in the jaw with a 90 MPH fastball and here were the results. The Big Lead says he has a broken jaw, that sounds pretty accurate to me.
Via BlackSportsOnline
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. hit in face by pitch, taken to hospital

Houston Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. was taken to hospital last night after being hit in the head by a pitch, reports Brian McTaggart of The incident happened while DeShields was playing for Double-A Corpus Christi in Frisco.According to McTaggart, DeShields was struck in the right side of his face in the top of the seventh inning but did manage to walk off the...
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