Mets’ Albert Almora Jr. crashes face-first into wall in scary scene

The thud was heard throughout the entire ballpark and immediately drew a loud gasp from the Citi Field crowd.

The thud was heard throughout the entire ballpark and immediately drew a loud gasp from the Citi Field crowd.

Albert Almora Jr. went face-first into the right-center field fence on Austin Hays’ drive in the eighth inning of the Mets-Orioles game, initially catching the ball, but having it dislodged upon contact with the wall.

The 27-year-old stayed down for a few minutes, before eventually getting to his feet with help from the training staff and walking slowly to the dugout.

He received an ovation from the Citi Field crowd.

This story originally appeared on: NyPost - Author:Zach Braziller

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