GIF: Yadier Molina nails Aoki in head with throw back to mound

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In the first inning of Thursday night's Cardinals-Royals game (GameTracker), this befell KC outfielder Norichika Aoki ... 

Yikes. It's always scary when a player takes a blow to the head, but Aoki seemed to be OK, as he finished the at-bat and remained in the game. Also let it be said that Cards catcher Yadier Molina immediately attended to Aoki and was by all appearances profusely apologetic. 

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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