San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria was scheduled to undergo surgery Thursday night to repair a broken palate. Renteria went to the hospital for further evaluation in the morning after he was struck in the face with a line drive during batting practice. The ball ricocheted off a screen designed to protect Renteria and hit him just above the mouth, pushing his front teeth back.
The FanSided.com Sports Network dishes out non-stop sports news and views on your favorite teams and topics. This isn't your granddaddy's sports news either -- it's the up-to-the-minute, unfiltered sports content the modern sports fan demands. For more information visit FanSided.com
The Fansided Network is part of Sports Illustrated Sites.
This site is strictly for informational and entertainment purposes, and is in no way affiliated with the San Diego Padres or Major League Baseball. It also claims no rights to the trademarks of either the Padres or the MLB.