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This is never a good scene.

With New York matched up against Seattle, flame throwing Mets’ pitcher Jacob DeGrom hit Mariners’ Mitch Haniger in the face with a 95-mph fastball. Haniger went down and he was in agony:

The Mariners later announced Haniger left the game with a mouth contusion and was being further examined.

It was the second time in as many days a Major League player has been hit by a line drive. Diamondbacks pitcher Robbie Ray was hit was a 105 MPH line drive the day prior and carted off the field.

Both are expected to make a full recovery.

Ray Marcano About the author:
Ray grew up in the Bronx, New York, so no surprise --- he's a lifelong New York Yankee fan. He's suffered through the last 40 years of bad New York hoops (he's a Knicks fan) and gets occasional giggles from the Rangers (NHL finals last year!).  In addition to his ...Read more
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