Video, photo: Umpire Greg Gibson's scary spiking

Video, photo: Umpire Greg Gibson's scary spiking

By Dayn Perry | Baseball Writer

First, the good news. After being accidentally spiked by Torii Hunter during a close play at the plate on Wednesday night, umpire Greg Gibson appears to be okay. He received stitches above his eye and underwent a precautionary X-ray. The hope, of course, is that he avoided any kind of concussion.

Here's what happened:

And here's an image, courtesy of SI's Jimmy Traina, of the moment of impact ...

Greg Gibson

Scary stuff.

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