With none out and one on in the top of the 5th, Braves batter Matt Joyce fouled a 2-2 90-mph slider into Welke's traditional-style facemask. Welke remained in the contest for the balance of the 5th and 6th innings, and left the game prior to the 7th inning of play.
2B Umpire Roberto Ortiz served as the home plate umpire for the remainder of the contest, with 1B Umpire Lance Barrett and 3B Umpire/Crew Chief Mike Everitt working the lines.
Relevant Injury History: There is no recent injury history for Bill Welke.
Last Game: June 29 | Return to Play: July 19 | Time Absent: 20 Days | Video as follows: