Emergency personnel took Rymer Liriano to a Phoenix-area hospital after the Brewers outfielder took a Matt West fastball to the face during the Milwaukee-L.A. Dodgers spring training game today in Arizona.
Just days after we watched Arizona State’s Johnny Sewald catch his own hit by pitch, it happened again last night as Norfolk Tides outfielder Dariel Álvarez snagged Manny Delcarmen’s errant pitch and returned it back to the former Red Sox hurler himself.
Long-time, first-time tipster Mike Toper saw the video of Kansas City Star blogger/reporter Lee Judge getting beaned by a batting-cage ball, and you know what he said to himself? Judge is a pussy. Fine, he didn't say that exactly, but he provided video evidence supporting that stance, along with this explanation:
Last month, Kansas City Star blogger/reporter Lee Judge wrote that Wilson Betemit should have leaned into a pitch with the bases loaded in a tie game. It wasn't received well, as leaning into the pitch is easy for sportswriters to recommend, while they're sitting comfily at home.