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What it looks like to take a 90-mph pitch to the face

- April 19th, 2014
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Delino DeShields Jr.’s friends may not be able to recognize him for a while.

That’s because the 21-year-old Houston Astros prospect took a 90-mph fastball to the face during a double-A baseball game Friday night.

And this is what he now looks like.

***WARNING GRAPHIC IMAGE

DeShields Jr. was able to walk off the field by himself, but was taken to hospital to get evaluated further.

(H/T theScore)


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