VIDEO: Yanks' Francisco Cervelli takes foul ball in rascal basket
This looks like it hurts. That's because it did hurt. A lot, probably.
Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli, it is alleged by the author of the forthcoming Instagram, does not wear a protective cup. To be a catcher and to resist shielding one's coin purse seems contrary to industry-wide best practices and, in metaphorical terms, tantamount to raising a defiant double-bird at the controlling powers of the universe.
Sure enough, on Wednesday night against the Tigers (NYY 8, DET 4) this is what became of Mr. Cervelli's caramel nougats ...
Not the collarbone, indeed.