Brewers’ Carlos Gomez Drilled In Head By 97-MPH Fastball (Video)


May 17, 2015

Milwaukee Brewers fans were dealt a serious scare Sunday afternoon.

Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez had to be removed from Milwaukee’s matchup with the New York Mets after taking a 97-mph fastball from rookie pitcher Noah Syndergaard straight to the ear flap.

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That’s some difficult footage to watch, but amazingly, Gomez reportedly avoided significant injury.

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Aside from that one display of wildness, Syndergaard was stellar for the Mets in just his second major league start. The 22-year-old right-hander allowed one run on three hits in six innings as New York won 5-1 at Citi Field.

Thumbnail photo via Anthony Gruppuso/USA TODAY Sports Images

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