Before today's game, Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer sustained an injury while taking part in the team's bunting drills, according to NBC Sports Washington's Todd Dybas.
Scherzer took a ball off the face when in the box for pitcher's BP. He was bunting and it came off the bat. This was caught by MASN cameras. He's with the trainer now, Martinez said.— Todd Dybas (@Todd_Dybas) June 18, 2019
As you can see in the video above, Scherzer attempts to bunt the ball and the ball deflects off his bat and hits him right in the face.
No update has been made on his condition or his status as a starting pitcher in one of tomorrow's games, Scherzer was seen wearing a splint.
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Max Scherzer, who took a ball to the face in pitchers BP, sporting a splint on his nose.— Brittany Ghiroli (@Britt_Ghiroli) June 18, 2019
You never like to see something like this, we'll keep an eye out for more information pertaining to Scherzer's status to face the Phillies tomorrow.
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