OUCH! Detroit Tigers’ pitcher Jordan Zimmermann takes line drive off face [Video]

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Apr 8, 2017; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann (27) warms up prior to the game against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Every now and then something happens in the sporting world that scares the crap out of the players on the field and the fans watching it happen live. One of those moments took place on Wednesday night as the Detroit Tigers squared off against the Cleveland Indians.

Watch as Jason Kipnis of the Indians hits a line drive off the face of Tigers’ pitcher Jordan Zimmermann.

You can see right away that the Tigers players are very concerned for Zimmermann as he goes down to the ground and covers his face.

Zimmermann left the game with a right jaw contusion and was evaluated by the Tigers’ medical staff.

After passing the concussion protocol, Zimmermann went to get x-rays.

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