From the Reds this afternoon…Aroldis Chapman was injured in last night’s game at KC, when he was struck above the left eye by a Salvador Pena line drive. Chapman suffered fractures above his left eye and nose.
According to Reds medical director Dr. Timothy Kremchek this morning, Chapman suffered a mild concussion but his vision was unaffected. Today Chapman is scheduled to have surgery to insert a plate and screws above his left eye. He will remain in Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center in Phoenix for a few days. He could begin throwing on flat ground in 2-3 weeks and could begin throwing off the mound in 6-8 weeks.