Scary Scene Unfolds In Yankees Team Workouts As Masahiro Tanaka Takes A Giancarlo Stanton Line Drive To The Head


Not long after the Yankees opened their team workouts in The Bronx on Saturday, pitcher Masahiro Tanaka suffered a horrific-looking injury when he took a line drive to the right side of his head off during a Giancarlo Stanton at-bat.

Tanaka immediately fell to the ground and trainers immediately rushed to the mound to check on his condition. The Yankees pitcher stayed down for about five minutes before being able to sit up.

He was eventually was able to walk to the clubhouse with assistance from the trainer. As of now, there has been no official update on Tanaka’s condition.

Update: The Yankees released a statement on Tanaka’s current status.

Update #2 Tanaka has been put in the concussion protocol by the team.