Boston Red Sox third baseman Justin Turner is on the street to restoration after receiving a constructive prognosis following a scary scene throughout Monday’s recreation in opposition to the Detroit Tigers that left him bloodied and in want of greater than a dozen stitches.
Turner, 38, instantly fell to the bottom after getting drilled within the face by a pitch from right-hander Matt Manning within the first inning. Bloodied and in apparent ache, Turner lay on the bottom as medical employees ran to his help.
He was ultimately in a position to stroll off on his personal.
RED SOX’S JUSTIN TURNER IN HOSPITAL AFTER BEING HIT IN FACE BY PITCH
Turner’s spouse, Kourtney, posted an replace on Monday revealing that the two-time All Star required 16 stitches and was coping with “a lot of swelling,” however that his preliminary scans seemed clear.
Then on Tuesday morning, Turner posted his personal constructive replace.
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“Thanks to everyone for all the messages and prayers! I’m feeling very fortunate to come out of yesterday with no breaks & all my chiclets intact.”
Turner additionally thanked the Red Sox and Lee Health medical employees, including, “I’m going to be back out on the field as soon as possible!”
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After spending 9 seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Turner signed a $15 million, one-year cope with the Red Sox throughout the offseason. In his remaining season with the Dodgers, he hit .278 with 13 homers and 81 RBIs in 128 video games.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.