Catcher Sunday night's game against The was abandoned After being hit with the warmup pitch in third inning, she suffered a severe neck contusion.
Manager Joe Maddon reported that Suzuki passed all his hospital tests, and was allowed to return to Angel Stadium. He thinks Suzuki might be available for Sunday's match.
Suzuki was pitching from the starter, while the Blue Jays were leading, 1-0.Before the third inning ended, one bounced and seemed to have hit Suzuki in the neck.
The team's training staff led the veteran, 38-year-old, off the field. Manager Joe Maddon walked alongside them. As he was about to descend on the stairs leading to the dugout, the team training staff helped him into the dugout where he took off his mask.
CatcherLorenzen replaced Suzuki and worked a 1-2-3 innings on five pitches. Stassi grounded out his first at bat against the Toronto starter. .
Suzuki entered the game in his second season as an Angels player with a.191 average, one home run, and four RBIs. Before Saturday, he was 0-1.
His fifth MLB team is the Angels. Suzuki also played for the, , And . He was in Oakland and Washington for two years.