BOSTON — Houston Astros right-hander Jake Odorizzi collapsed operating to cowl first base within the fifth inning Monday evening towards the Boston Crimson Sox and was taken off the Fenway Park subject on a stretcher.
Odorizzi, who entered the sport with a 15 2/3 inning shutout streak, appeared to twist his left leg awkwardly on the supply to Kike Hernandez. When he turned to cowl first base, he took a step after which sprawled out, face down, on the grass.
He remained there after the out was recorded, and Astros employees rushed to are inclined to him. He was loaded onto a stretcher and wheeled off to an outfield exit. Astros teammates hovered across the infield because the stretcher arrived.
The 32-year-old veteran entered the sport with a 3-2 file this season to associate with a 3.38 ERA and 17 strikeouts. The Crimson Sox led 2-1 when he left. The sport was tied at 2-2 within the sixth inning when it was delayed by rain.
The Related Press contributed to this report.
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