The Pittsburgh Pirates went through a pretty scary incident during their game against the Colorado Rockies when pitcher Ryan Vogelsong was hit in the head with a pitch. He ended up getting carted off the field just innings into the game.
Ryan Vogelsong was hit in the head w/ a pitch and carted off the field in the 2nd.
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You can see the video below:
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Luckily, Vogelson seemed to be aware of his surroundings and was able to sit up while being carted off the field. Hopefully he will be able to make a full recovery and get back to the field as soon as possible.
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