Houston Astros minor-leaguer Delino DeShields Jr. hit in the face by 90 mph fastball
Updated On: Apr 19 2014 05:26:00 PM CDT
A Houston Astros minor league baseball player is nursing a big bruise after he was hit in the face with a 90 mph fastball.
Delino DeShields Jr. tweeted out some photos showing himself giving a thumbs up next to his severely swollen cheek. According to MBL.com, DeShields suffered a broken cheekbone.
It happened during a game Friday night between the Astros Double-A affiliate, the Corpus Christi Hooks, and the Frisco Rough Riders.
DeShields was treated at a hospital and released early Saturday morning.