Video, photo: Umpire Greg Gibson's scary spiking
In the course of close play at home plate on Wednesday night, umpire Greg Gibson was inadvertently spiked in the head by Torii Hunter of the Angels.
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 ...
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