Red Sox starting pitcher Tanner Houck took a line drive off his face in the fifth inning of Friday’s matchup against the New York Yankees.
Boston had a commanding 13-1 lead after four innings until New York’s Kyle Higashioka’s at-bat ended Houck’s night on the mound.
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The right-hander suffered a facial fracture and is now resting comfortably at home. Follow-up visits in the upcoming week will decide the next steps as well as a treatment plan.
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