PHOENIX – Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Dustin May appeared to avoid a serious injury Sunday, even though he was hit on the right side of the head by a driver when his team defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Jake Lamb's hard hit in the fourth inning ricocheted off May's head and into the left field for a single to score two runs.
The 21-year-old was lowered for a few minutes before sitting down and eventually leaving the field.
"It just kept a lot of my glove, but I think it slowed it down enough to not cause too much damage," May said. maybe the best possible way out for him. It was pretty scary. "
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts called the injury a" concussion "and said May had passed a concussion test. He added that the team "will follow him in the coming days."
"This is never a good situation," Roberts says. "I'm happy it wasn't worse."
The 6-foot-6 right hand is one of the Dodgers' best prospects. and was summoned earlier this year. He had a 1-3 record with a 4.07 ERA coming into Sunday's game.
May was replaced by relief by Adam Kolarek. The Dodgers rallied to win 4-3 in 11 innings to save the final game of the four-game series.