Tag Archives: line drive

  • Dad Taken Out by a Line Drive from His Son in the Front Yard (Video)

    Dad Taken Out by a Line Drive from His Son in the Front Yard (Video)

    If your kid is an up-and-coming baseball talent, and you’re tasked with pitching to him from a close distance, maybe don’t give him a metal bad. A nice Louisville Slugger will suffice. Honor tradition. This dad failed to do that, and at the risk of over-explaining this clip, he got taken out pretty hard by […]

  • Marlins’ Dan Jennings Takes a 101-MPH Line Drive to the Head (Video)

    Marlins’ Dan Jennings Takes a 101-MPH Line Drive to the Head (Video)

    Normally, people getting hit with things is the height of comedy. But that comedy disappears when there is real injury or cause for concern, as there was when the Marlins’ Dan Jennings took a liner to the head that was clocked at 101 mph. Yikes. He seemed to be upright and¬†aware, but I don’t imagine […]

  • Reds Pitcher Aroldis Chapman Takes 110 MPH Line Drive to the Face (Video)

    Reds Pitcher Aroldis Chapman Takes 110 MPH Line Drive to the Face (Video)

    Last night’s Cactus League contest between the Cincinnati Reds and the Kansas City Royals in Surprise, Arizona, was called off after Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman took a 110 mph line drive to the face and had to be stretchered off the field. The play took place during the sixth inning, as Royals catcher Salvador Perez […]