Video: Minor League Pitcher Stops Line Drive With Face

(WSCR) Ouch.

Check out the video below as the first-overall selection in the 2011 MLB Draft stops a line drive with his face.

Gerrit Cole was making just his second start for the Altoona Curve, the Pirates’ Double-A affiliate, when he was socked in the eye in the first inning. Surprisingly, Cole finished the inning before being removed from the game.

 

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