Baseball Catcher Gets Hit In The Groin With 102 MPH Pitch

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 14: Yadier Molina #4 of Puerto Rico reacts after tagging Jean Segura #2 of the Dominican Republic out at the plate during the first inning of World Baseball Classic Pool F Game One between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico at PETCO Park on March 14, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Yadier Molina, a catcher for the St. Louis Cardinals had to get emergency surgery due to a foul tip to the groin on a 102 MPH pitch

The video below shows the play, but the followup story is even more amazing. Here's the followup according to ESPN.com...

St. Louis Cardinals star catcher Yadier Molina underwent surgery Saturday night after being hit in the groin by a foul tip and is expected to miss a month.

President of baseball operations John Mozeliak told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Molina underwent emergency surgery to treat a traumatic hematoma that required immediate attention. The Cardinals placed Molina on the 10-day disabled list Sunday.


 

Photo: SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA - MARCH 14: Yadier Molina #4 of Puerto Rico reacts after tagging Jean Segura #2 of the Dominican Republic out at the plate during the first inning of World Baseball Classic Pool F Game One between the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico at PETCO Park on March 14, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

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