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This Is What A 90-MPH Fastball To The Face Looks Like

Astros prospect (and son of the former major leaguer) Delino DeShields, Jr. took a 90-mph fastball to the face last night during a game in Frisco, Texas and now his face looks like this:


Cripes! That looks godawful. Here, have another look.


DeShields was playing for Houston's Double-A squad from Corpus Christi when he was hit in the face and, amazingly, walked off under his own power. According to Astros GM Jeff Luhnow, DeShields was diagnosed with a non-displaced maxillary sinus fracture. He is scheduled to be further evaluated today.


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