Each Pham and the Padres confirmed the information to the San Diego Union-Tribune. Citing two individuals who talked to the veteran massive leaguer, the newspaper reported Monday that Pham left an institution, noticed two folks whom he did not know arguing close to his automotive and finally requested them to maneuver.
Pham then was stabbed within the decrease again, the newspaper reported. No main organs had been hit, and stitches had been wanted to stitch up the wound.
The Padres mentioned Pham, 32, was in “good situation” and anticipated to make a full restoration. The San Diego Police Division is investigating the incident.
“I might prefer to thank the unbelievable medical workers at UC San Diego Well being for taking such nice care of me final evening,” Pham mentioned in a press release. “I really respect the laborious work of the [San Diego Police Department] in addition to they proceed their seek for the suspects. Whereas it was a really traumatic and eye-opening expertise for me, I am on the street to restoration and I do know I will be again to my offseason coaching routine very quickly.”
The incident occurred three days after the upstart Padres had been ousted within the National League Division Series by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Pham performed in all three video games, with three hits in 11 at-bats.