Chapman was hit in the face by a liner off the bat of Salvador Perez in the sixth inning. Trainers from both clubs rushed to aid him, and he was immobilized, put on a stretcher and carried off by a medical cart as players from both teams surrounded him.
"He never lost consciousness," Reds Manager Bryan Price said. "He was able to communicate. He was able to move his hands, his feet, his legs. I'm not a doctor. I don't want to go much further than that. It got him pretty flush just above the left eye is what it looks like."
Reds assistant trainer Tomas Vera, who may have set a land speed record when he rushed out to attend to Chapman, accompanied him to the hospital.
"It was the most frightening thing I've ever been a part of," Reds right fielder
The rest of the game was canceled after umpires consulted with both teams.
"We just decided that for everybody's safety and best interests that we're just going to go ahead and call tonight's game and just be done with it and really focus on the ballplayer hit, Chapman," home-plate umpire Chris Guccione said.
"I believe the last thing on everyone's mind on the field at that point was the game," he said. "It's