Dodgers: Umpire Experiences Nightmare Moment During First Game of Freeway Series

Nate Tomlinson went via every domestic-plate umpires' worst nightmare at some point of Tuesday's Dodgers-Angels recreation.

The Freeway Series constantly has masses of intrigue, but with so many huge names, this week's rendition of Angels-Dodgers regarded destined to be thrilling.

Especially with some of the first-rate players in baseball on the field: Mookie Betts, Freddie Freeman, Shohei Ohtani

Mike Trout - simply to call a few.However, even in a 2-zero nail-biting win for the Dodgers on Tuesday

the maximum jaw-losing play came on a spiraling single from Mike Trout to left-centerfield. More so

the after math of Trout making touch with the pitch from Dodgers nearer Craig Kimbrel.

Trout shattered his bat and the barrel, splinter first, hit domestic plate umpire Nate Tomlinson inside the face

The broken bat was small sufficient to get via Tomlinson's face masks

Keith Birmingham snapped a photo of what must be natural nightmare fuel for any MLB umpire.

It changed into a scary sight and for a few minutes

a worrying three-hitter become forgotten as Tomlinson changed into bent over on his knees looking to collect himself after being struck inside the face

He sooner or later became assisted off the field and the game become finished with just 3 umpires

On Wednesday morning, USA Today's Bob Nightengale supplied an replace on Tomlinson.