PHOTO: Delino DeShields Jr. Beamed By Fastball; Face Swells Up

Corpus Christi’s OF Delino DeShields Jr. had a rough night.

The son of former Expos second baseman (DeShields Sr.) took a 90 mph fastball to the right side of his face during the seventh inning of a Double-A game.

He went down for a brief spell, but was able to walk off on his own power. He was promptly taken to a hospital, according to

Let’s hope for a full recovery.

(Tanner Case tweeted out the photo from his Twitter account [below].)

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