Ayala recounts family's night of terror

Forty-minute ordeal in Mexico has left pitcher, his wife and young son traumatized.

Updated: February 28, 2010, 1:37 AM ET
By Tony Jackson | ESPNLosAngeles.com

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- To anyone who has ever experienced a brush with death, the following story will seem familiar. Not necessarily familiar in its details or its circumstances but familiar in the feelings it evokes, the raw emotion of it all, the fact later on it is often difficult to recount too many of the specifics of everything that happened because when you were going through it, you weren't nearly as focused on the who, what, where and why as you were on simply surviving.

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