Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Jake Jewell was stretchered off the field in Boston after suffering a brutal ankle injury. The injury took place after he threw a wild pitch with a runner on third base and attempted to cover the plate.
Sending big prayers to @Angels @JakeJewell21 Angels pitcher Jake Jewell, making only the third MLB appearance of his career, suffered a brutal injury on his right ankle Wednesday night while trying to slide into home for a play at the plate pic.twitter.com/5s310WlkcR
— AngelsDugout (@AngelsDugout) June 28, 2018
It was just Jewell’s third appearance in at the major league level and one he won’t be forgetting any time soon. You hate to see that kind of injury, hopefully it isn’t as bad as it looks.