Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole had quite the close call during Thursday’s game against the Tigers.
During the sixth inning, Detroit’s starter Jordan Zimmermann sent a liner back toward Cole, and it glanced off his forehead before careening into center field.
Scary moment in the Pirates vs Tigers game as Gerrit Cole had a pitch sent back at him. He remained in the game.https://t.co/DrPw4KzC0b
— 120 Sports (@120Sports) April 14, 2016
A trainer checked on Cole, but he stayed in the game.