Bad news from the Brewers farm system as 2015 first round pick Trent Clark suffered a scary injury in an Arizona League rookie-class game Sunday night.
Clark was tracking a deep fly ball, but stumbled as he got to the warning track. That was enough for him to reportedly topple head-first into the wall according to William Boor of MLB.com. Clark was down for 15 minutes and needed a stretcher to be carried off; he left the stadium in a fire truck.
The good news is that Clark is coherent and moving. However, him not being able to walk off the field under his own power is not a great sign. Head and neck injuries are always especially terrifying. For now, there's very little news coming out about Clark's status other than the above.
Clark had just made his professional debut for Arizona on Saturday, going 1-3 with a walk, an RBI and a run scored. The Brewers made a big investment by making him the 15th overall selection in the draft this year.
Most important right now, however, is for Clark to hopefully be alright. We likely won't hear much more until tomorrow, but thoughts go out to him for a quick recovery.
I'm told Trent Clark's family was informed he has complete movement in neck, arms & legs. #Brewers 1st round pick hurt in AZL tonight.— Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) June 22, 2015