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Ryan Vogelsong upset Jordan Lyles never reached out after beaning

On May 23rd, 2016 the Pittsburgh Pirates were facing the Colorado Rockies. Ryan Vogelsong was pitching for the Pirates, but at this particular moment, he was at the plate. Rockies’ hurler Jordan Lyles was on the hill and uncorked a 92-mph fastball that drilled Vogelsong in the face. As Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reported, Vogelsong that he was career was over. “I couldn’t...
Via The Comeback
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Rockies' Jordan Lyles still drawing the ire of Ryan Vogelsong 2 months after HBP incident

Lyles waited way too long to contact Vogelsong, but put yourself in his shoes for a minute. During one of the various points this season where it looked like the Colorado Rockies were in a free fall, the club lost a forgettable make-up game to the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park. You might remember that before that game, a badly struggling Jordan Lyles was recalled from Triple-A...
Via Purple Row
2 days ago

Two months after horrific beaning, Ryan Vogelsong eyes a new start

At first, Ryan Vogelsong thought he would never pitch again. "I couldn't see at all," Vogelsong said. "I didn't know if my eye was gone." Vogelsong, after getting hit in the face by a 92-mph fastball from Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles on May 23, actually told Pirates head athletic trainer Todd Tomczyk, "My career's over. I lost my eye." Believe it or not, his clarity in that...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates' Vogelsong has facial surgery to repair fractures

MIAMI (AP) Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Ryan Vogelsong has undergone surgery to repair multiple facial fractures suffered when he was hit by a pitch. The team says the operation was performed Thursday at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, and Vogelsong is resting comfortably at home. He will be re-examined by team doctors next week, when an appropriate rehab timeline...
Via Associated Press
June 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Pirates pitcher Vogelsong dealing multiple facial fractures

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong remains hospitalized with swelling and multiple facial fractures, a day after the veteran took a 92 mph fastball to the head from Colorado pitcher Jordan Lyles. Pirates trainer Todd Tomczyk said Tuesday that Vogelsong is ''in good spirits'' but added that doctors won't be able to determine the extent of the damage around...
Via Associated Press
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Ryan Vogelsong's wife shares update after Pirates pitcher was hit in the face

Scary scene at PNC Park on Monday when the ball got away from Colorado Rockies righty Jordan Lyles and hit Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong in the face.  According to Pirates head trainer Todd Tomczyk, Vogelsong suffered an injury to "the eye itself, which includes the orbital" bone surrounding the eye.Later on Monday evening, the 38-year-old pitcher's wife providing...
Via FOX Sports
May 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Pirates Pitcher Ryan Vogelsong Hospitalized After Being Hit In Face With Pitch

Ryan Vogelsong’s latest outing came to an abrupt and scary end Monday when the Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander was hit in the face with a pitch during a second-inning at-bat. Batting with the bases loaded and one out, Vogelsong appeared to misjudge a high-and-tight fastball from Colorado Rockies starter Jordan Lyles. The pitch struck him directly in the left side of the face. ...
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong hit in face by pitch

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong left Monday’s matinee versus the Colorado Rockies after being hit in the face by a pitch in the bottom of the second inning. Vogelsong was behind on a no-balls, two-strikes count when Colorado’s Jordan Lyles came up and in with a 92 mph fastball that sailed right at the batter’s head. The 38-year-old was face-down for several minutes...
Via The Comeback
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ryan Vogelsong hit in face with pitch, carted off

Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong left Monday’s game against the Colorado Rockies in the second inning after being hit in the face by a pitch. Vogelsong was batting with the bases loaded and one out in the second inning when Rockies right-hander Jordan Lyles appeared to strike him in the face with a 92-mph fastball. Vogelsong fell immediately in the batter’s box, where...
Via The Sports Daily
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

The Return of Ryan Vogelsong

Story time! Way back in the cold hinterlands of Pittsburgh Pirate history known as 2001, we Pirate fans had little we could do other than accept on faith that Dave Littlefield could not be any worse than the man he was replacing (Cam Bonifay) and that he was about to set the Pirates on a course that brought them back to contention. If you followed the early years of Neal Huntington’s...
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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