Cubs catcher Taylor Davis, a longtime minor leaguer who debuted with the Cubs last September, has been shut down the past week because of a concussion suffered when hit by a foul tip
during live batting practice last week.
One foul tip
off the mask, and that would be it for me,'' Holt said Tuesday night after once more leading Boston to a victory, 2-1 over the Twins.
It was the first time a catcher had dared to don the protective gear in open view, and the crowd's reaction came as quickly as a foul tip
and just as nasty.
The only hit he allowed to that point was a bloop single in the third inning by opposing pitcher Justin Germano, whom he would have struck out earlier in the at-bat if catcher Russell Martin could have held onto a two-strike foul tip
Two innings after drilling his first career grand slam - on July 14 - a foul tip
bounced before connecting with Canham's testicles.
A sand and water mix will foul tip
transmissions, gearboxes, and electrical connectors.
Problem: By definition, a foul tip
is a ball that glances off the bat and goes directly into the catcher's mitt; so it cannot hit the umpire.
He knows that if his bat is off, even a fraction of an inch, it can mean a foul tip
out to the catcher instead of a line drive single to left.
Umpire admits he missed controversial foul tip
call in Game 4
Therefore, because Molina caught the foul tip
on strike three, Votto should be called out.
He broke his right hand April 26 when hit by a foul tip
off the bat of Toronto's Rajai Davis and then was suspended for 50 games on Aug.
He was called up earlier in the day to replace Dioner Navarro, who suffered a badly bruised bone in his right arm off a foul tip
against the Padres.