He did get hit in the face with a baseball during the warm-ups before each of his 1st two baseball games last week, but that's not why he looks like this (photo below).
Elias is in the "losing teeth" phase of life and when one of his two most loyal buddies (Holloway Raulie) lost his front tooth recently, reports came in from teacher and mommy (Jen) that Elias had been wiggling his front loose tooth vigorously to be...I don't know, 1 front tooth-less brothers?!
Sunday afternoon I heard loud laughing from Jen and some playful hollering from Elias going on upstairs in our home. When I came up, this is what I saw - he didn't get punched in the face, but my oh my, he pulled it himself: