Mets outfielder Kevin Pillar exited New York’s win over the Braves on Monday evening after being being struck in the face by a fastball.
Pillar was hit with the bases loaded in the highest of the seventh inning. Braves pitcher Jacob Webb had Pillar in a 1-2 gap, however his subsequent pitch flew excessive and inside earlier than hanging Pillar in the face.
It was a scary scene in Atlanta as blood rapidly poured out of Pillar as he hit the bottom. However the veteran outfielder was in a position to stroll off below his personal energy earlier than heading to the New York locker room.
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Pillar is in his ninth MLB season and his first with the Mets. He’s a profession .262 hitter, tallying 877 hits and 84 dwelling runs. No replace has been offered on his standing for the remainder of the collection as of Monday night.
The Mets superior to 19–16 with Monday’s victory. They presently lead the Nationwide League East.
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