7回表に, 柱は基地がロードされた状態でバットに上がり、すぐに遅れました 1-2 2アウトのカウントで. 次のピッチで, ブレーブスの投手ジェイコブ・ウェブがボールを彼から遠ざける, and it drilled Pillar in the face.
Pillar fell to the ground and immediately grabbed his face. As he tried crawling, blood poured out of his nose, and Mets trainers ran to give him attention. Players showed frightening reactions on the field, and fans watching the game reacted on social media.
At the end of the seventh inning, the Mets held a 2-0 lead over the Braves.