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DELINO DESHIELDS JR. RUMORS

Prospect's face back to normal after getting drilled with fastball

Delino DeShields Jr. is in much better shape now than he was a few weeks ago after recovering from a brutal face injury caused by a 90 mph fastball.On April 18, the Houston Astros prospect was hospitalized after taking a pitch directly in the face during a minor league game. As you can see from the photo above on the right, DeShields' face swelled up like a balloon in the aftermath...
Via Bush League Chronicle
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

UPDATE: Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. suffers fractured cheekbone after HBP

Houston Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. was taken to hospital on Friday night after being hit in the head by a pitch, reports Brian McTaggart of MLB.com. The incident happened while DeShields was playing for Double-A Corpus Christi in Frisco.UPDATE 5:00 04/20: According to McTaggart, DeShields has suffered a fractured cheekbone and is expected to miss at least several weeks...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Delino DeShields Jr Loses Face Off With Fastball

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be hit in the face with a 90 mph fastball? Well, Houston Astros farm-hand Delino DeShields Jr. found our first hand, the outfielder was struck in the face with a heater during the 7th inning of a recent Double “A” game. The 21-year old managed to walk off the field under his own power but as you can see from the photos, he is lucky...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Want to See What Happens When You Get Hit in the Face by a 90 MPH Fast Ball?

This is Delino DeShields Jr. He's a prospect in the Houston Astros farm system, currently playing with the team's Double A club. Word is that he is dangerous on the base paths and has a pretty mean bat too. However, the team is going to have to do without him for awhile.He got nailed in the face with a 90-MPH fastball Friday. Want to see what his face looked like afterwards...
Via FatManWriting
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Player Gets Hit In The Face with 90mph Fastball, Is Almost Unrecognizeable

Ouch. Houston Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. was hit in the face with a 90mph fastball yesterday, and just like anyone in our generation would, he took to social media to show off his swollen face. Above! Source: JeffPassan
Via Word On The Game
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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, MLB.com 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...
Via NESN.com
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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. ...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 19, 2014  |  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 MLB.com. 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Delino DeShields Jr. Resembles Dad… Sort Of

On the tail end of my scouting trip to Savannah, having an opportunity to see the Lexington Legends was well worth extending my stay considering the potential to scout three of the Houston Astros first round picks in second baseman Delino DeShields Jr., third baseman Mike Kvasnicka and pitcher Mike Foltynewicz. And while “Folty” was not in the cards, the two first rounders, power...
Via Fangraphs
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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