After taking a second fastball that registered more than 90 mph off his helmet in the span of six days, Seattle’s Dylan Moore was forced to the seven-day concussion injured list and his season is done.
The latest incident was a 92-mph fastball from Houston reliever Brandon Bielak in the eighth inning in the victory Monday over the Astros. The impact of the ball hitting him in the helmet put Moore on the ground and had manager Scott Servais and an athletic trainer running out of the dugout to check on him. After a brief conversation, Moore remained in the game and appeared to be fine.
Asked about Moore’s condition after the game Monday, Servais said in his postgame video conference that he thought the young infielder would be fine, mentioning that Moore was joking the latest ball to the helmet wasn’t 99 mph. The comment was referencing the 99-mph