Los Angeles Angels catcher Kurt Suzuki, 38, exits game in third inning with neck wound in the wake of being hit with warm-up pitch

Los Angeles Angels catcher Kurt Suzuki left Saturday night’s down against the Toronto Blue Jays with a neck wound subsequent to being hit with a warm-up contribute the third inning.

After the game, supervisor Joe Maddon said Suzuki got through his further clinic tests fine and afterward got back to Angel Stadium. He accepts Suzuki might be accessible for Sunday’s down.

With the Blue Jays driving 1-0, Suzuki was getting pitches from starter Michael Lorenzen preceding the highest point of the third inning, when one skipped and seemed to hit Suzuki in the neck region.

 

 

The 38-year-old veteran was directed off the field by the group preparing staff as supervisor Joe Maddon strolled with them. At last, as he plunged on the burrow steps, he must be helped into the hole, where they removed his cover.

Catcher Max Stassi supplanted Suzuki, and Lorenzen worked a 1-2-3 inning on five pitches. Stassi grounded out in his first at-bat off Toronto starter Yusei Kikuchi.

Suzuki, in his second season with the Angels, entered the game with a .191 batting normal, one grand slam and four RBIs. He was 0-1 preceding leaving Saturday.

The Angels are his fifth MLB association. Suzuki has additionally played for the Oakland Athletics, Washington Nationals, Minnesota Twins and Atlanta Braves. He had two spells each with Oakland and Washington.