The New York Yankees placed right-hander Bryan Mitchell on the 7-day concussion disabled list Tuesday, one day after he was struck in the face by a line drive.
Mitchell was hit by a liner off the bat of the Twins' Eduardo Nunez, who played for the Yankees from 2010-2013, in the second inning. Mitchell was knocked to the ground but eventually walked off the field under his own power, holding a towel over his bloodied face.
An evaluation at a local hospital revealed Mitchell suffered a nasal fracture, but he left the hospital in time to rejoin his teammates in the locker room after the game.
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