Angels Pitcher Matt Shoemaker Suffers Skull Fracture After Line Drive To the Head

Los Angeles Angels Pitcher Matt Shoemaker left Sunday’s game after being struck in the head with a line drive off the bat of the Mariners Kyle Seager.

The play happened in the second inning when Shoemaker was hit on the side of the head after the ball reached a velocity of 105 mph, according to MLB statcast.

Shoemaker suffered a laceration to the right side of his head and was diagnosed with a small skull fracture and small hematoma. He’ll be held at a Seattle hospital overnight for further observation.

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