There's a growing concern in baseball as batters are getting hit more often in recent years. MLB has seen a 28% spike in hit batters per game since 2017.
Kevin Pillar will need surgery for multiple fractures in his nose. "My heart’s broken right now because this team is hurting right now,” he said.
New York Mets outfielder Kevin Pillar says he's almost as concerned about the pitcher who hit him in the face as he is himself.