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Angels' Shoemaker appears recovered from line drive to head

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Matt Shoemaker is the player people are happiest to see this spring in the Los Angeles Angels' camp. It wasn't clear Shoemaker would make it here. On Sept. 4 in Seattle, the Mariners' Kyle Seager ripped a line drive up the middle - clocked at 105 mph as it left his bat - that struck Shoemaker above his right ear. Though Shoemaker was able to walk off the field...
Via Associated Press
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Grateful Matt Shoemaker Considering Donning Protective Hat

Angels’ starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker was not able to make his last few starts last year due to being walloped in the head by a scorching 105 MPH line drive. Although the staff on hand did all they could to try to calm down the bleeding, it would not slow down. The righty had to thus undergo emergency surgery at a nearby facility to officially prevent it from continuing. In a...
Via Halo Headquarters
4 days ago

Comeback Story: Fear The Beard Of Angels Pitcher Matt Shoemaker

The 2014 Rookie of the Year runner-up will return to the 2017 season after taking a liner to the head, with added fuel to the fire, Matt Shoemaker is the Angels Dark horse. After a not so great showing in the 2015 season, Shoemaker assured everyone that his first year in the majors was no fluke. Shoemaker returned after many injuries plagued the Angels rotation. He was the closest...
Via Halo Headquarters
4 days ago

No concerns following Shoemaker's live BP

Angels right-hander Matt Shoemaker reached a key personal milestone Wednesday, facing live hitters for the first time since being struck on the head by a line drive in September.
4 days ago

Can Matt Shoemaker Return to 2014 Form?

2014 was a glorious year for Matt Shoemaker. What is amazing is that he was not even penciled in on the squad’s original starting rotation, and, in spite of that, he managed to finish second in ROY voting. After putting up a strong 16-4 record and a head-turning 3.04 ERA, that kind of recognition is beyond understandable. In fact, Mike Scioscia went so far as to assert near the...
Via Halo Headquarters
7 days ago

Angels' Shoemaker shows willingness to wear protective headwear for pitchers

Baseball isn’t supposed to be a life-or-death situation, yet that is exactly what it turned in to for Los Angeles Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker on Sept. 4, 2016. A line drive hit struck the pitcher in the head and in the exact right spot to cause his surgeon to tell him it was live-or-die based on what he found. With a hematoma and a fractured skull, certainly things weren...
Via The Comeback
October 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Shoemaker Recovering From Brain Surgery After Being Hit With Line Drive

It was a scary scene during the Angels-Mariners game in Seattle on Sunday when Matt Shoemaker was struck in the head with a line drive, but the Los Angeles starter is recovering after emergency surgery. In the second inning of the Angels’ 4-2 win, Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager hit a ball that hit Shoemaker on the right side of his head at 105 mph. The accident left...
September 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Shoemaker undergoes emergency surgery to stop brain bleeding

Matt Shoemaker underwent surgery late on Sunday to stop bleeding in his brain reports the Associated Press. The Los Angeles Angels starter was seriously injured after getting struck on the right side of his head by a Kyle Seager line drive. Shoemaker was immediately taken to hospital following the incident. The right-hander received CT scans every 2-3 hours according to general manager...
Via The Outside Corner
September 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Shoemaker needed emergency surgery to stop brain bleeding

Matt Shoemaker’s injury situation continues to be scary, with the Los Angeles Angels revealing that the pitcher needed emergency surgery to address internal bleeding in the brain. The surgery was characterized as successful, and Shoemaker is resting comfortably. Matt Shoemaker had emergency surgery last night after an additional CT scan showed continued bleeding. Surgery deemed...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Shoemaker exits game after being hit in head with a line drive

It’s one of the more horrifying things that can happen out on a baseball diamond. Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Matt Shoemaker was hit in the head with a line drive Sunday afternoon against the Seattle Mariners, off the batt of Kyle Seager. Shoemaker was struck on the right side of his head with the ball in just the second inning of the game. MLB Statcast recorded the exit...
Via The Comeback
September 04, 2016  |  Discuss

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