Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Injury Scout - Tom Hallion Leaves Boston in 1st Inning

HP Umpire Tom Hallion left Tuesday's #Twins-#RedSox game due a 1st inning head injury.

With two out in the bottom of the 1st inning, Red Sox batter Xander Bogaerts fouled a first-pitch 92.8-mph fastball from Twins pitcher Griffin Jax into Hallion's traditional-style facemask.

Hallion, who remained in the game to complete Bogaerts' inning-enind at-bat, was replaced behind home plate prior to the top of the 2nd inning by 2B Umpire and acting crew chief Phil Cuzzi with 1B Umpire Mark Ripperger and 3B Umpire Cory Blaser remaining on the lines.

Relevant Injury History: Tom Hallion has a significant history of head injuries.
> On June 4, 2019, Hallion left a Giants-Mets game after a foul ball to the head.
> On April 9, 2019, Hallion exited a Brewers-Angels game following a 2nd-inning foul ball to the head.
> On July 24, 2018, Hallion left a Dodgers-Phillies game in extra innings after a foul to the jaw.
> On August 19, 2017, Hallion left an Angels-Orioles game after a foul ball to the mask.
> On July 1, 2015, Hallion left a Rockies-Athletics game after a 1st inning foul ball to the mask.

Last Game: August 24 | Return to Play: September 2 | Time Absent: 7 Days | Video as follows:

Alternate Link: Hallion exits after 1st inning foul ball head injury at Fenway Park (BOS)


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