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Dodgers first baseman Max Muncy has reportedly been struck in the face by a ground ball during infield practice ahead of World Series game 1. He was able to walk to the clubhouse under his own power and will receive treatment.
NEWS: Max Muncy was struck in the face by a ground ball he attempted to field during infield practice before #WorldSeries Game 1. He walked calmly to the clubhouse for treatment by #Dodgers athletic training staff. @MLBNetwork— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) October 20, 2020
Just 15 minutes later, Muncy emerged from the dugout to hit batting practice on the field. Dodgers fans can breath again.
Max Muncy is in the batting cage at this very moment. @Dodgers fans should be reassured. @MLBNetwork pic.twitter.com/aTqPU8Q7oT— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) October 20, 2020
Fans were already sweating Clayton Kershaw’s outing tonight and couldn’t afford any more stress. Looks like L.A. will have all their horses in the race to go up 1-0 in this World Series.