Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu and Kansas City Royals third baseman Hunter Dozier both left Game 1 of Friday's doubleheader after they collided in the second inning.
Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu and Kansas City Royals third baseman Hunter Dozier both left Friday's game after colliding with each other in the second inning of Game 1 of a doubleheader between the teams.
Both players were shaken up and remained down on the field
Chicago White Sox star Jose Abreu was removed from the Friday's game against the Kansas City Royals in the second inning. Abreu collided with Royals third baseman Hunter Dozier as he was trying to field a popup on the infield...
Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu and Kansas City Royals third baseman Hunter Dozier were both helped off the field Friday after the two players collided on a freak play up the first base line. Scary moment in Chicago as Jose Abreu and Hunter Dozier collided pic.twitter.com/50CwQSL1H5 Nick Pollack (@PitcherList) May 14, 2021 The incident occurred during the second inning of the first game of the doubleheader between the two AL Central rivals. Dozier had popped up a pitch from Lucas Giolito and began running toward first base. After avoiding White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal, Dozier put his head down and collided with Abreu, who was also charging in to help with the play.Grandal made the catch to convert the out. He then took over at first base for Abreu with Zack Collins taking over catching duties.More to come.Copyright © 2021 Score Media Ventures Inc. All rights reserved. Certain content reproduced under license.