stitches

A ball took a funny hop tonight on its way to me at first base and BAM, it hit me right in the nose. So we headed to the ER because I was bleeding like it had shanked an artery, and from the sound of it hitting my face I was convinced that my nose was broken. I left a ton of blood in the dugout, which will be a nice reminder for the next few weeks when we come back. Oh, by the way, we won the game- our first win.

After two stitches and some superglue I was out of there! The bridge of my nose is swollen, but I think it actually looks like an improvement.

We snapped a few pictures while we were there. Thank God for Lidocaine!

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5 thoughts on “stitches”

  1. Wait, Ryan gets kudos for hurting himself because he didn’t know what he was doing? That doesn’t make any sense to me.

    Ho hum, I expect you out there next week, and if you want we can fit you with a catcher’s mask to wear.

    Congrats on the win. Player of the game award goes to Matt Davis for his great game. 2 runs allowed and 2 big K’s. That’s what I’m talking about.

  2. I can see why college football players get frustrated with Mel Kiper Jr.- he sits on the sidelines and criticizes the players even though he doesn’t play and never did play.

    Thanks Melissa! I’d take a punch in the face every week if it meant we’d win.

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