Yankees pitcher Jordan Montgomery struck in head by ball during batting practice
Montgomery was recalled earlier this week to replace the injured CC Sabathia
Yet prior to Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox, rookie southpaw Jordan Montgomery saw his availability for Sunday's start come into question after he was struck in the head by a line drive during batting practice. Montgomery was signing autographs at the time, as footage shows:
Jordan Montgomery was hit in the head during Batting Practice while signing autographs.— FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) August 12, 2017
We wish him the best & hope he is OK. pic.twitter.com/ttvRF8agVw
Montgomery made his way to the bench before heading back to the clubhouse. Early word suggests he should be OK:
It's unclear whether Montgomery will make his scheduled start on Sunday. Obviously his health is a good deal more important.