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VIDEO: Red Sox star, Arizona State alum Dustin Pedroia leaves game after fouling ball off face

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Posted at 6:38 PM, Sep 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-18 21:38:20-04

Boston Red Sox star and Arizona State alum Dustin Pedroia left Monday's game against the Baltimore Orioles with a nasal contusion after hitting a ball that bounced off home plate and hit him in the face.

The scary moment happened in the fourth inning. Pedroia cleaned blood off his face with a towel as he left the game, according to ESPN.

Pedroia is a four-time All-Star and was the 2008 American League Most Valuable Player. The Red Sox said he is day-to-day.