Red Wings game suspended after medical emergency, Lehigh Valley player undergoing surgery

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Update: The Rochester Red Wings said its Sunday game against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs at Frontier Field has been postponed in the best interest of the players and coaches for both teams following the medical emergency that occurred during the 1st inning of game one of Saturday’s doubleheader.

Makeup information for Saturday’s games and Sunday’s contest will be announced at a later time.

“Fans with tickets to Sunday and Saturday’s games may exchange them for any home date the rest of the year for a ticket of equal or lesser value. All exchanges must be made in person at the Ticket Office. Those fans who paid for parking to Saturday’s games can use their parking stub to park at any home game the rest of the 2021 season,” a spokesperson with Frontier Field said.

Original post: Saturday afternoon’s doubleheader between the Red Wings and Lehigh Valley was suspended after third baseman Daniel Brito collapsed in the first inning.

Brito collapsed during the first game of the scheduled doubleheader. He was transported to a local hospital and is undergoing surgery, according to a statement by the Philadelphia Phillies, Lehigh Valley’s parent club. During the medical emergency, Brito did appear to be conscious on the field.

Information on the re-scheduling of the doubleheader is yet to be released, as is the status of Sunday’s game.

News 8 will provide additional updates as they arrive.

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