Jays’ Happ released from hospital

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher J.A. Happ has been released from a
Florida hospital, a day after he was hit on the head by a line
drive.

Bayfront Medical Center said in a statement that Happ was
discharged after being upgraded from fair to good condition on
Wednesday. Happ was taken there after being struck on the left side
of the head during Tuesday night’s game against the Tampa Bay
Rays.

The Blue Jays said Happ was responsive and feeling better after
sustaining a head bruise and cut to his the left ear.

The hospital released a statement from the pitcher, who said he
was in good spirits and appreciated the support he had received
from ”the baseball community.”