March 4, 2015
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The San Diego Padres' Edgar Gonzalez was helped
off the field after he was hit in the head by a pitch in the sixth inning of Saturday night's game against the Colorado Rockies.
Gonzalez was hit near the ear hole on his batting helmet with a fastball from Colorado's Jason Hammel and immediately grabbed his head and fell to the ground.
He remained clutching his head in a prone position for several minutes before finally sitting up. Gonzalez walked to a cart with help from head trainer Todd Hutcheson and assistant trainer Paul Navarro and driven off the field.
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