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Rymer Liriano and the Cause of Concussions

On Sunday, Rymer Liriano was struck in the face by a pitch from Dodgers pitcher Matt West. Liriano was beaned in the eighth inning of the spring training game and was carted off the field. It was a scary situation all around and brought a sober reminder of the dangers the game of baseball can bring. For the most part, we don’t often think of baseball as a contact sport, but as...
Via BP Milwaukee
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brewers player carted off after being hit in face by pitch

Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Rymer Liriano was struck in the face Sunday by a pitch from Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Matt West. It was a scary situation, to say the least. West beaned Liriano in the eighth inning of the teams’ spring training game at Maryvale Baseball Park. Liriano was carted off the field on a stretcher and reportedly suffered multiple facial fractures. Liriano...
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Rymer Liriano and the Risks of Baseball

Last night, Brewers outfielder Rymer Liriano was hit by a pitch and severely injured. Liriano reportedly suffered facial fractures, and the incident forced him to spend the night in the hospital for observation. The pitch struck the 24-year-old outfielder right under the brim of his batting helmet. “You know that the sound is different,” Jake Elmore, who was two spots below...
Via BP Milwaukee
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Rymer Liriano suffers facial fractures after being hit by pitch

Milwaukee Brewers outfield prospect Rymer Liriano suffered multiple facial fractures after getting hit in the face by a Matt West fastball Sunday against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Liriano left the Spring Training game on a stretcher and was taken to a Maryvale, AZ hospital, where he was diagnosed with facial fractures. He remains hospitalized. Rymer Liriano being transported off...
Via The Comeback
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Brewers' Rymer Liriano hospitalized after getting hit in face by pitch

PHOENIX -- Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Rymer Liriano was hit in the face by a pitch and bleeding from his nose as he was carried off the field Sunday during a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers.There was no immediate report on his condition.Liriano's left eye appeared to be severely swollen when he was strapped to a backboard. He was taken to a hospital blocks from the ballpark...
Via Associated Press
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Brewers OF Rymer Liriano carried off field after taking pitch to face

PHOENIX -- Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Rymer Liriano was hit in the face by a pitch and there was blood around his nose Sunday when he was carried off the field on a backboard. Liriano's left eye appeared to be severely swollen. There was no immediate report on his condition. The pitch from Matt West of the Los Angeles Dodgers went under the brim of Liriano's batting helmet and...
Via Associated Press
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Projecting the DFA’d Rymer Liriano

The Padres last week designated outfield prospect Rymer Liriano for assignment to clear a roster spot for the newly signed Alexei Ramirez. The move became yet another curious move in a string of questionable decisions by A.J. Preller and his front-office staff. Not only does Liriano have a prospect pedigree, but San Diego had multiple outfielders on its 40-man roster who could...
Via Fangraphs
January 25, 2016  |  Discuss

What To Expect When You’re Expecting Rymer Liriano

Rymer Liriano was pulled from his game in AAA El Paso on Sunday after only 2 at-bats. Apparently no one was on #HugWatch, because it took several hours for it to be announced that no, Liriano had not left the game with an injury, he was getting called up to the big leagues and will join the Padres in San Diego today. Let that be a lesson to everyone who attends baseball games: always...
Via Padres Public
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres' prospect Liriano making a push

SAN ANTONIO, TX - Missing a full season recovering from Tommy John surgery is tough on any player, but for Padres' outfield prospect Rymer Liriano, 23, it was especially difficult. "After I finished playing in the Arizona Fall League in 2012, I started to play in the Dominican Winter League too but San Diego said maybe I should take a break or a vacation," Liriano said during a break...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Run, Rymer, Run

Last January Baseball Prospectus rated Rymer Liriano as the number 2 prospect in the Padres system behind Austin Hedges. He was described as a player with all 5 tools and the potential to become a first division player. Shortly after the BP ranking, Liriano tore his elbow while throwing, had Tommy John surgery, and consequently missed the 2013 season. It was a disappointing piece...
Via Padres Public
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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