That's going to hurt

Mike Napoli about to be hit by a pitch

Greg C. captured the moment just before Mike Napoli got hit by a pitch in the wild ninth inning of last night's game.

Copyright Greg C. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.



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He's a tough SOB

He's a tough SOB. Eventually got back up and continued playing. Easily could have taken today off and he's out there again!

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Taken right after?

If you watch the slow-mo replay, he doesn't lift his leg up until right after the hit. So in this pic, that ball's not coming towards him - it's bouncing off of him. This shot captures the briefest of moments between Napoli getting hit in the knee and Napoli realizing that he got hit in the knee; hell of a photo there, buddy.

Roll that beautiful bean footage:

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