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T.J. House hit in head by line drive

MLB: Spring Training-Toronto Blue Jays at Detroit Tigers Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Another Update (more good news):

The Jays put out this press release:

Toronto Blue Jays left-handed pitcher T.J. House was struck by a line drive in the back of the head during today’s spring training game against the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, Florida. House, who was taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center by ambulance, did not lose consciousness at any point. Results from testing have been normal. He will remain in hospital overnight for observation.

Update (good news):

Today’s Blue Jays spring training game had a scary finish.

T.J. House took a John Hicks line drive off his head. He went down and stayed down for at least 20 minutes before being put on a stretcher and loaded into an ambulance. They called the game after, with 1 out in the bottom of the 9th.

He gave a ‘thumps up’ as he was being carried to the ambulance, so there is some good news. Reports say there was some blood, but then I can’t imagine there wouldn’t be.

Mike Wilner said the ball hit House and ricochet pretty much straight up, so it wasn’t a glancing blow.

House is 27.

T.J., a Jays minor league signing with a spring invitation, is in the battle for the second lefty job out of the bullpen.

We can only hope the best for him.

Some good news:

This quote isn’t so good: