MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers assistant athletic trainer Dave Yeager spent Saturday night in a hospital after appearing to crash down while treating home plate umpire CB Bucknor during a game with the Minnesota Twins.
Brewers supervisor Craig Counsell mentioned he’s hopeful Yeager will salvage launched sometime Sunday. Counsell mentioned Sunday that Yeager had been feeling dehydrated after the sport nonetheless changed into doing better.
“They don’t imagine it’s extreme, nonetheless anytime you’re spending the night in the hospital, clearly, we’re involved,” Counsell mentioned.
The scenario involving Yeager changed into phase of a chain of occasions that came about earlier than the Twins recorded the final out in a 2-0 victory.
First a unfavorable ball from Milwaukee’s Christian Yelich bounced off the upright thigh of Twins catcher Ryan Jeffers and hit Bucknor in the throat space. Play changed into halted while Yeager and others went on the sphere to support Bucknor.
It changed into during this extend when Yeager fell backward to the bottom. The Twins fleet had been pulled off the sphere earlier than Yeager obtained up and walked to the dugout below his contain energy.
Counsell mentioned Yeager started feeling lightheaded again after the sport.
“And so he changed into evaluated by clinical doctors and our clinical group, and at remaining he spent the night in the hospital,” Counsell mentioned. “If truth be told he changed into dazzling extremely dehydrated, and he peaceable remains in the hospital. He’s doing better. He’s doing fine and he’s below factual care. I hope that he’s launched this day, and we’ll trudge from there.”
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