Tigers outfielders harm after ‘very scary’ collision
Tigers outfielders Akil Baddoo and Derek Hill collided with one another Tuesday evening whereas making an attempt to trace down a fly ball within the eighth inning of a 9-Four win over the Baltimore Orioles.
Hill ended up making the catch, however each gamers stayed on the bottom for a number of minutes in seen ache. Each exited the video games with clear accidents.
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Supervisor A.J. Hinch offered updates on Hinch and Baddoo in his postgame press convention. Each are present process additional testing to see the severity of the accidents.
“Akil is getting checked out for a concussion and shoulder,” Hinch stated. “I’ll be shocked if he doesn’t want at the very least just a few days, if not an (injured record) stint. Derek’s getting his ribs checked out. It appeared like Akil’s head went proper into his ribcage. I feel Derek’s elbow smoked Akil.
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“After I received on the market, each guys have been fairly beat up and in plenty of ache. Very scary incident, and hopefully it’s simply minimal at finest. I simply talked to Akil within the clubhouse, so he’s alert and doing OK, just a bit beat up. I haven’t seen Derek but.”
The 2 younger gamers have been spectacular all through the season. Badoo, 22, presently has a .266 batting common with 10 residence runs and 44 RBIs. Hill, 25, is batting .260 with one residence run, eight RBIs, and 13 runs scored in 27 video games.