Mets' Kevin Pillar switches from clear mask to black
Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Kevin Pillar has been back in the lineup for nearly two weeks since returning from suffering broken bones in his face after being hit by a pitch. He is now sporting some different protective equipment while he plays.

The New York Mets outfielder was wearing a clear mask upon returning from facial fractures on May 31. However, he recently switched to a black mask and looks like Batman.

Pillar says the clear mask was a temporary solution. The black mask was custom-made to fit his face.

Pillar says he actually has been taunted by fans over the mask, which has allowed him to play while recovering.

It’s OK, Kevin. No matter what, you won’t match David Wright.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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