Clay Matthews was hit in the face by a line drive whereas pitching Saturday in a Packers charity softball recreation, a daunting second after which he ultimately was described as “advantageous” however with “a boo-boo on his nose.”
NFL.com stories Matthews was taken to a close-by emergency room for a full analysis, however the perception is that he escaped with “solely” a broken nose.
Matthews fell to the bottom after he was hit by the ball off Lucas Patrick’s bat after which walked shortly off the sector holding his face in his glove. The sport was delayed, however the announcer at Fox Cities Stadium in Appleton, Wis., initially stated the linebacker was doing “effective” shortly after he went to the clubhouse.
Packers LB Clay Matthews takes a liner off the face pitching in the charity softball recreation at Fox Cities Stadium. Instantly left the sector. Hope he is okay @WBAY pic.twitter.com/29aTvXkIc5
— Dave Schroeder (@SchroederWBAY) June 2, 2018
Clay Matthews hit by pitch at charity softball recreation. Man, I hope he is okay. pic.twitter.com/nRjINunjPY
— FantasyFootballNerd (@ffnerd) June 2, 2018
The sport resumed with Davante Adams filling in for Matthews on the mound, and he offered an update whereas sporting Matthews’ jersey.
“I needed to let everyone know Clay is all proper. He is obtained slightly boo-boo on his nose, however he’ll be all proper. He is a troublesome man,” Adams advised the gang, per NBC26.
A protecting display was positioned in entrance of the mound after the incident for security.
Davante Adams comes out of the dugout sporting Clay Matthews’ softball jersey, because the umps clarify the brand new security measure they’re going to attempt right here for pitchers. Adams is his group’s pitcher. #Packers pic.twitter.com/xCkqEMPW3L
— Kelly Worth (@thekellyprice) June 2, 2018