The incident occurred in the fifth inning, where Stanton checked
his swing at a pitch from Milwaukee's Mike Fiers that sailed inside
and struck him below the left eye.
Stanton suffered a laceration and was bleeding before being treated.
He will undergo X-rays to reveal the extent of the injury.
The 24-year-old outfielder is enjoying a strong season for the
Marlins, and leads the National League with 37 home runs and the
Majors with 105 RBIs.
Once Stanton left the game, won 4-2 by the Brewers, pinch-hitter
Reed Johnson was hit on the hand by Fiers, causing both benches to
clear. Miami's Casey McGehee and Marlins manager Mike Redmond were
both ejected following the melee.
(Writing by Jahmal Corner in Los Angeles; Editing by John O'Brien)
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