Rockies reporter Kelsey Wingert hit with ’95 MPH line drive’

Kelsey Wingert, a reporter for the Rockies, is on the mend after “driving 95 mph on the forehead” in Colorado’s 7-6 loss to the San Francisco Giants on Monday.

Taking to Twitter on Wednesday after being treated at a hospital following the blow, Wingert shared a photo of a vertical wound down the center of her forehead that was being stitched.

“Upon check in – Monday, I took a 95 MPH line drive to my head,” Wingert tweeted. “The @Rockies & @ATTSportsNetRM treated me like family. Treat me and get me to the best hospital as soon as possible. I was in the hospital for 5 hours with David Woodman (GM of AT&T SN), his wife Paula and my producer Alison Vigil.”

In a follow-up tweet, Wingert shared that she had a CT scan to check for internal bleeding and fractures, which came back clear.

“Thank you God. I received stitches internally and externally. I stayed at my GM’s,” the reporter tweeted. “I can’t say enough about AT&TSN and the Rox. I’ve never experienced such support. Thanks for the prayers.” ”

Kelsey Wingert gives a thumbs up after being hit by a foul ball during the Rockies game.
Kelsey Wingert gives a thumbs up after being hit by a foul ball during the Rockies game.
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After being hit with the foul ball, Wingert could be seen Stand while she received medical attention in the Rockies’ dugout.

On Monday, AT&T SportsNet in Colorado tweeted: “Reporter @KelsWingert was hit by a foul ball during Monday’s Rockies game. Kelsey received immediate medical attention and we are pleased to report that she is doing well given the circumstances. We wish Kelsey a speedy recovery and see her on the @Rockies show soon.”

Wingert was a trooper throughout her MLB career. 2018 has them suffered a broken eye socket after being hit by a foulball while working as a sideline reporter for the Atlanta Braves and Fox Sports South.

Kelsey Wingert shows off her scar
Kelsey Wingert shows off her scar
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After Monday’s loss to the Giants, the Rockies fell 10-7 to San Francisco on Tuesday. Colorado came back to beat the Giants 5-3 on Wednesday.

The Rockies begin a three-game series at home against the Mets on Friday.

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JOE HERNANDEZ

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