Sport Watch: Pirates-Tigers ump needs catcher's help after taking pitch to head

00:11  31 march  2018
00:11  31 march  2018 Source:   12up.com

Royals' Perez out 4-6 weeks after freak knee injury

  Royals' Perez out 4-6 weeks after freak knee injury Royals catcher Salvador Perez will miss up to six weeks after spraining the medial collateral ligament in his left knee when he missed a step while carrying a suitcase up stairs in his home.Kansas City will be without Salvador Perez for up to six week after the star catcher sprained the medial collateral in his left knee while carrying a suitcase up some stairs in his home.

With a chance at ending the Indians’ record win streak, tensions were running high for the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday. That much was clear in the third inning. After a walk of Jay Bruce, Tigers catcher James McCann got ejected for arguing balls and strikes with home plate umpire Quinn Wolcott.

Pirates reliever George Kontos had his first two pitches elude backstop Francisco Cervelli. Everitt didn't go to the ground, but he wisely exited all the same based on what we know about head trauma. Tony Randazzo, who began the game overseeing the activity at second base, took over behind the

ghjkl;' © Image by Chris Tril ghjkl;' While cross-ups between pitchers and catchers usually result in the ball hitting the backstop, George Kontos' fastball ended up hitting something much worse.

Expecting a pitch down by the knees, Francisco Cervelli had no time to stop a pitch heading straight toward umpire Mike Everett's head.

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