BOSTON — An enormous crash led to solely a minor damage for Rockies shortstop Trevor Story Wednesday night time.
“It’s only a knee bruise,” Story stated. “It’s good news for positive, and it’s good that we now have a time off tomorrow. It is going to be good to have a day of relaxation.”
The damage occurred in the backside of the ninth inning of the Rockies’ 6-5, 11-inning loss to the Pink Sox at Fenway Park. Story, third baseman Nolan Arenado and left fielder Raimel Tapia all chased down a looper to shallow left by Mookie Betts. Story and Tapia banged knees and tumbled to the bottom as the ball bounced into the stands for a two-out ground rule double.
Following the collision, Story received to his ft and was tended to by head trainer Keith Dugger. Story tested himself by operating a number of sprints however was pulled from the game and changed by Pat Valaika.
“It was undoubtedly sore and we made the decision that it will be smarter to (get me) out of there,” Story stated. “It’s an extended season and I’ve been going at it for some time now. We made the decision to guage it and make sure we made the fitting choice. We didn’t need to compound something.”
Supervisor Bud Black does not think about the damage critical.
“The trainers right now are optimistic,” Black stated. “There was obviously a collision. We didn’t see it from the dugout due to the angle. Our medical employees looked at a few of the replays on tv and it appeared like there was a collision and exhausting contact to the knee. Crossing our fingers he’s going to be OK.”
Story likened the damage to knocking knees throughout a basketball recreation and stated problem speaking led to the collision.
“We have been simply making an attempt to make a play on a ball and you may’t really hear each other there, as a result of the followers get pretty loud,” Story stated. “Right off the bat I assumed it was going to be an in-betweener, like it was, for all three guys.
“No one actually took cost of it. I in all probability ought to have been more vocal and really took cost if it. It was a weird play proper in the midst of everyone, however things like that happen.”