Ryan Vogelsong’s wife shares update after Pirates pitcher was hit in the face (VIDEO)
Scary scene at PNC Park on Monday when the ball got away from Colorado Rockies righty Jordan Lyles and hit Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Ryan Vogelsong in the face.
According to Pirates head trainer Todd Tomczyk, Vogelsong suffered an injury to "the eye itself, which includes the orbital" bone surrounding the eye.
Later on Monday evening, the 38-year-old pitcher’s wife providing this update:
I just wanted to say THANK YOU for the outpouring of love & prayers for Ryan. He is stable & will be ok. Pirates will update more tomorrow.
— Nicole Vogelsong (@nicolevogelsong) May 24, 2016
"I didn’t like the sound," Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli said. "It just scared me."
The Pirates are expected to provide a further update on Vogelsong’s condition on Tuesday.
Updates from the Pirates and beat writer Adam Berry:
Say a prayer for Ryan Vogelsong today.
— andrew mccutchen (@TheCUTCH22) May 24, 2016
Pirates head athletic trainer Todd Tomczyk says Vogelsong remains at AGH. His vision is improving, still significant swelling around the eye
— Adam Berry (@adamdberry) May 24, 2016
RHP Ryan Vogelsong has been placed on the 15-day disabled list due to facial fractures. #Pirates
— #VotePirates (@Pirates) May 24, 2016