Colvin hurt by splintered bat


by -
Discuss on TigerBoard   Print   | TigerNetcom Facebook ClemsonTigerNet Twitter TigerNet RSS Feed

MIAMI -- Cubs outfielder Tyler Colvin was taken to a nearby hospital for X-rays and tests after a freak accident as he was running the bases in the second inning of Sunday's game against the Marlins at Sun Life Stadium, according to MLB.com

Catcher Welington Castillo's bat broke as he was hitting a double to left field and the sharp end of the bat punctured Colvin's left side below the collarbone as he was headed to the plate to score.

A team spokesman said Colvin suffered minimal external bleeding, though the depth of the wound was not immediately clear.


The spokesman said Colvin was in stable condition as he was being transported to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami.


UPDATE: More than likely the injury will end Colvin's season. He'll spend the next several days in the hospital while doctors try to prevent him from having a collapsed lung.


Rate this Story:
1 votes

Send Feedback to TigerNet Staff: Email | Comment
Discuss on TigerBoard   Print   | TigerNetcom Facebook ClemsonTigerNet Twitter TigerNet RSS Feed
Thursday's scrimmage a battle of the elite versus the elite
Thursday's scrimmage a battle of the elite versus the elite
Unfinished Business: Mark Fields looking to put it all together in 2018
Unfinished Business: Mark Fields looking to put it all together in 2018
WATCH: Deshaun Watson hype video "Doubted"
WATCH: Deshaun Watson hype video "Doubted"
Fox Sports analyst thinks Deshaun Watson could 'change the sport' of football
Fox Sports analyst thinks Deshaun Watson could 'change the sport' of football
For Trayvon Mullen, knowledge leads to championships
For Trayvon Mullen, knowledge leads to championships
WATCH: Behind the scenes with Clemson Football
WATCH: Behind the scenes with Clemson Football
WATCH: Dabo comes from 17 lengths behind to win.... a horse race
WATCH: Dabo comes from 17 lengths behind to win.... a horse race
Tigers to give "punch-drunk" freshmen the weekend off as Furman prep begins
Tigers to give "punch-drunk" freshmen the weekend off as Furman prep begins
WATCH: Former Clemson WR's diving TD grab
WATCH: Former Clemson WR's diving TD grab
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest