"[The ball] hit the tip of my glove and hit me in the shades," Beckham said. "Just a freak accident. Can happen to anybody, just comes with the territory I guess. You're playing baseball. You're supposed to catch the ball with your glove, not your face."
Beckham showed reporters the glasses he was wearing that did not break. He noted that he did not suffer from blurred vision or headaches and finished by saying, "I was lucky, man."
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.