Rays rookie Allan Dykstra fouled a ball off his face

Tuesday April 14th, 2015

Rays rookie Allan Dykstra worked hard to get to the major leagues. And what happened when he finally arrived? He fouled a batting practice bunt attempt right into his own face. Welcome to bigs, kid.

Teammate Tim Beckham certainly felt Dykstra's pain, and may have uttered a naughty word in response. 

The mishap left Dykstra with a pretty nasty black eye.

• An Orioles fan turned his back whenever A-Rod batted


On the whole, it ended up being a pretty good day for Dykstra, though. In the fourth inning, he picked up his first career hit on a single to left field off of R.A. Dickey

- Aaron Somers

[via Reddit]

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