(Livan Hernandez ended up flat on his back after Chris Denorfia nearly took his head off with a 3rd inning liner. Screen grab via TV/MASN)
"It was really, really scary. I opened my eyes again, and I’m thinking, ‘I could be done.’ I got lucky on that one. That might have been the end of my career right there."
(Livan Hernandez, via Washington Post, 6/10/2011)
If you haven't seen the reply of the line drive that could have ended Livan Hernandez's career on Thursday night, go watch the video here. Incredible grab by Livo, and really, really scary.
Padres 7, Nationals 3 (Thursday): "It was not a good game," says the Manager. But we'll count it as a win simply because Danny Espinosa was back in the starting lineup, with a hand that is not broken.