TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles got a bit of a scare Friday night — from home plate umpire Dale Scott.
Scott sustained a concussion when he was hit in the face mask by a foul tip from Baltimore slugger Mark Trumbo, casting a shadow over the Orioles' 6-4 victory over the sputtering Blue Jays.
"That one didn't sound good," Baltimore manager Buck Showalter said.
Scott recoiled after the ball struck the bottom of his mask and staggered backward before going down on one knee in the eighth inning. After being examined by Blue Jays trainer George Poulis, the veteran crew chief lay down on his back on the turf behind home plate and received further attention from paramedics and Toronto's team physician, Dr.