Toronto Blue Jays OF Grichuk injured in collision with stool
According to the team, the medical staff was evaluating Grichuk for a concussion and planned to conduct imaging tests on his face.
On the play in the top of the fourth inning, Grichuk ran from right field into foul territory and slid in to try to make the catch. Instead, he ended up hitting his head on a metal stool being held by a security guard.
At the stadium, several security guards sit on stools along the left and right field lines. If a ball is coming in their direction, they are to stand up, move the chair and get out of the way of the play.
He remained on the ground as trainers attended to him. He left the field on his own with a towel over what appeared to be a swollen left eye and was replaced in the lineup by Teoscar Hernandez, with Billy McKinney moving from left field to right.
On the season, Grichuk is batting .248 with 21 home runs and 51 RBIs.