Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Injury Scout - Kerwin Danley Knocked Out of Giants Game

HP Umpire Kerwin Danley left Tuesday's #Rockies-#Giants game after a foul ball to the mask, the latest in a long string of head injuries for the veteran crew chief.

In the top of the 6th inning in San Francisco, Rockies batter Sam Hilliard fouled a 0-1 sinker from Giants pitcher Jose Alvarez into Danley's hockey-style mask, sending Danley to the ground.

Danley was replaced at home plate by 2B Umpire Ryan Additon while 1B Umpire CB Bucknor assumed acting crew chief duties and shared field responsibilities with 3B Umpire Adam Hamari.

Relevant Injury History: Danley has a significant injury history of head trauma, including concussion.
> On July 9, 2017, Danley left a Royals-Dodgers game after a foul ball head injury.
> On April 7, 2016, Danley remained in a game after a 98-mph fastball to the head.
> On May 12, 2015, Danley exited a game in Arizona as the result of a 94-mph pitch fouled into his HSM.
> On June 3, 2013, Danley exited in Cincinnati after a bouncing ball deflected and struck his mask.
> On April 21, 2009, Danley was carted off the field after a broken bat struck the side of his head.
> On April 26, 2008, Danley was knocked unconscious in LA by a 96-mph pitch directly to the mask.

Last Game: April 27 | Return to Play: May 7 | Time Absent: 9 Days | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Foul ball injury forces Danley out of Tuesday night game in the bay (SF)


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