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.”