Video: Baseball player hit on head by line drive, leaves field on stretcher
Happ was undergoing further tests Wednesday after being taken to Bayfront Medical Center
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ has been hospitalized after he was struck in the head and left bloodied by a line drive hit right back at him.
The frightening scene occurred in the top of the second inning, when Happ threw a 91-mile-per-hour fastball to Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Desmond Jennings.
Jennings blasted the pitch right back at Happ, hitting the 30-year-old in the side of the head.