Mariners Haniger Hit In Face By Pitch From Mets DeGrom

SEATTLE (AP) – Mariners right fielder Mitch Haniger was hit in the face by a 95 mph fastball from Mets starter Jacob deGrom in the second inning Saturday.

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Mariners’ Mitch Haniger is struck by the ball against Mets on July 29, 2017 at Safeco Field. (Amanda Snyder/CBS Seattle)

Haniger was down in the batter’s box for a couple minutes, then was able to walk off the field with blood dripping from his face.

He was replaced by pinch-runner Guillermo Heredia, which loaded the bases with one out.

There was no immediate word on Haniger’s condition.

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Mariners’ Mitch Haniger is struck by the ball against Mets on July 29, 2017 at Safeco Field. (Amanda Snyder/CBS Seattle)

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press.

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