Sports News Without Access, Favor, Or Discretion

Eduardo Nuñez Carried Off Field After Going Down Running To First Base

via MLB Network

Red Sox DH Eduardo Nuñez had to be carried off the field by manager John Farrell and a trainer after apparently injuring his leg while beginning to run out a grounder on the first pitch of today’s ALDS Game 1 against the Astros.

It looked like Nuñez hurt himself immediately after running out of the box, and he wasn’t able to make it to the base before collapsing to the ground.

After just a short assessment, Nuñez was taken out of the game.

Advertisement

Hanley Ramirez replaced Nuñez in the lineup as DH.

Update (11:05 p.m. ET): Nuñez has been taken off the team’s playoff roster and replaced by Chris Young.

[MLB Network]

Share This Story

About the author

Lindsey Adler

Staff writer at Deadspin.

EmailTwitterPosts
PGP Fingerprint: 3AE5 20A5 A368 9277 4FE5 C873 3FB4 056D 821D C280