WATCH: Nationals’ Kurt Suzuki hit in face by ricochet off wrist

Sep 27, 2019; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki (28) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a run against the Cleveland Indians during the second inning at Nationals Park. Mandatory Credit: Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

In the midst of an intense Game 5 against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Washington Nationals catcher Kurt Suzuki was forced to leave the game after getting hit in the face off a ricochet during his at-bat.

A fastball moved too far inside and hit Suzuki’s wrist then immediately ricocheted and hit him on the right side of his face.

Suzuki stayed on the ground for several moments with trainers attending to him. Fortunately, he was able to stand up and walk into the dugout with trainers by his side. is an entertaining sports site. The site specializes in viral sports content. Content includes controversial and original opinions, news stories, off-beat stories, humorous videos, entertaining photos, exclusive interviews, and witty banter between the writers and commenters. Distinct Athlete was launched in May of 2012 and has been featured and/or cited on several prominent sports sites.