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Ouch! MLB star Giancarlo Stanton recovering from fastball to face

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Posted at 12:27 PM, Sep 17, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-17 14:43:10-04

MIAMI – Outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is recovering after a nasty accident on the field.

The MLB star for the Miami Marlins took a fastball to the face.

Stanton was carted off the field after the 88-mph pitch hit him under his left eye.

The play ended his season after he suffered facial lacerations and fractures.

Stanton posted a picture of his injuries on Instagram.

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The Aftermath…Making huge progress!! Want to thank everyone who has played a part in my recovery process. Your kind messages, thoughts & prayers have meant the world to me. Pushing forward💪

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