Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson has been hospitalized after he was hit in the head by a line drive in Thursday night's baseball game.
The athlete, who was struck by the 108 mile-per-hour ball, stayed on the pitcher's mound for about a minute before he stood up and walked off the field.
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He was immediately taken to the hospital for a precautionary CT and held overnight for testing.
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"Just a head contusion, and they just want to make sure everything is 100% before he walks out the door," said Brewers manager Craig Counsell. "He does not have a concussion. He wasn't diagnosed with a concussion.
"We're fortunate here. From what we saw, it's a good result," he added. "We're lucky and thankful that's all it is."
Nelson is scheduled to start on the mound on the Brewers' Tuesday game with the Chicago Cubs, but it's still unknown whether the pitcher will make an appearance.