- Anthony Misiewicz was sent to the ground after receiving a blow to the head.
- He received medical treatment immediately afterwards and was applauded by Pittsburgh fans.
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Yankees pitcher Anthony Misiewicz was hit in the head by a line drive Friday night in a frightening scene.
Pitching in the bottom of the sixth inning against the Pirates, Misiewicz threw a strike down the middle of the plate to Ji Hwan Bae.
The Pittsburgh player sent the ball at a whopping 100.6 mph from his bat, and it hit Misiewicz in the head – immediately sending him to the ground and appearing to draw blood.
After the conclusion of the game, in which Pittsburgh tied the game, Misiewicz quickly received medical attention on the field.
Anthony Misiewicz was sent to the ground after being hit in the head by a line drive on Friday.
He was alert and held what appeared to be an ice pack to his head as he left the field.
He finally got up on his own before being kicked off the field.
The left-hander was alert and holding what looked like an ice pack in front of his face.
The Pittsburgh crowd applauded him as he left the field.
Misiewicz, 28, was claimed off waivers by the Yankees in July.