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The Daily Chop: Jacob Webb and Kevin Pillar, Tucker Davidson sharp and more

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Monday’s loss to the Mets featured a scary incident where Kevin Pillar was struck in the face by a pitch from Jacob Webb. Both Pillar and Webb spoke with the media on Tuesday about the incident. Pillar was diagnosed with multiple nasal fractures and is slated to meet with a specialist to determine the next step in his recovery.

Webb was visibly shaken and said that he checked in with Pillar after the game and again on Tuesday.

“I’m just obviously thinking about him. I just injured the guy. It’s definitely tough moving forward,” Webb said. “You’ve got to get it out of your mind and go back to doing your thing, but your main concern was obviously him and making sure he was all right.”

Brian Snitker also reached out to Pillar Tuesday.

“You hate to see that happen to anybody. More than anything, I wanted to let him know I was going to keep him in my prayers, and I hope he has a strong recovery.”

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The Los Angeles Angels placed outfielder Mike Trout on the 10-day injured list with a right calf strain and is expected to miss 6-8 weeks. Trout suffered the injury while running the bases in Monday’s win over Cleveland.

Hampered by injuries, the New York Mets acquired veteran Cameron Maybin from the Chicago Cubs Tuesday in exchange for cash considerations. The Mets are currently without Kevin Pillar, Michael Conforto, Brandon Nimmo, Albert Almora and Jose Martinez.

The Mets’ injury woes have also stretched to the minor leagues as outfield prospect Pete Crow-Armstrong will undergo right shoulder surgery. Crow-Armstrong is dealing with a torn labrum and also has some damaged cartilage in the shoulder.

Former Braves infielder Rio Ruiz was designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday.