Sunday, August 16, 2009

Yesterday Was a Bad Day

David Wright getting hit in the head by a 94-mph fastball from Matt Cain. Wright suffered a concussion and stayed in the hospital overnight for observation.


Hiroki Kuroda after taking a Rusty Ryal line drive to the head. Scans were negative, but Kuroda also stayed in the hospital overnight for observation.

UPDATE: Thanks to reader KempKershaw for letting us know about:

Ian Kinsler after getting hit in the head by Fernando Cabrera of the Red Sox. Kinsler stayed in the game.

And, some good news: Kuroda discharged from hospital (Dodger Thoughts)

Wright: David Pokress, AP Photo/Newsday; Kuroda: Ross D. Franklin/AP; Kinsler: LM Otero/AP

9 comments:

Cabell said...

Scary moments. It's good to hear that both players avoided any major injury.

Mr. LA Sports Fan said...

There's got to be some kind of curse on the Mets. A Chase Utley jersey must be buried deep underneath Citi Field. I've never seen injuries destroy a team like this before.

Dusty Baker said...

They must have built that new stadium on an Indian burial ground, and those chickens are coming home to roost now.

Dusty Baker said...

Just read a Tweet from Dodgertown USA:

"Hiroki Kuroda was discharged from the hospital this morning and is expected to rejoin the team today, we wish him the best in his recovery."

Horrible comma splice, but great news!

KempKershaw said...

Ian Kinsler was also hit in the head last night.

Dusty Baker said...

Heath Bell put on waivers. Time for MLASF to pipe in with his patented "Cough, sign him, cough" bit!

Josh S. said...

Is it finally Taco Time?

Dusty Baker said...

Stop! *pause* Taco Time.

Mr. LA Sports Fan said...

Don't count on it, Dusty. The Padres need to be wowed in order to trade Bell, especially now that Peavy's gone.