Friday, September 7, 2018

Injury Scout - Foul Ball Prompts O'Nora's Early Exit

Brian O'Nora left Friday's Astros-Red Sox game following a deflected foul ball to the facemask.

In the top of the 2nd inning, Astros batter Josh Reddick fouled a 2-1, 93.2-mph fastball from Red Sox pitcher David Price, deflected by catcher Sandy Leon, into O'Nora's traditional-style facemask.

O'Nora remained in the game until the conclusion of the half-inning upon which time he was replaced by home plate by James Hoye, with David Rackley (1B) and Quinn Wolcott (3B) on the lines.

Relevant Injury History: O'Nora left a September 18, 2016 game in San Francisco after a foul ball-to-mask event, resulting in a reported concussion.

Last Game: September 7 | Return to Play: September 25 | Time Absent: 17 Days | Video as follows:
Alternate Link: O'Nora exits after a foul ball to the head in the 2nd inning (BOS)


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