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Line drive to head miraculously won't keep David Huff from making next start

Jun 1, 2010, 2:45 PM EST

Not only has David Huff somehow avoided a serious injury after taking an Alex Rodriguez line drive off his head Saturday, Anthony Castrovince of MLB.com reports that he’s not even expected to miss a start.
Huff threw a bullpen session yesterday and reported no problems afterward, saying he hasn’t had dizziness or headaches despite the ugly looking nature of the play.
“He had no aftermath feeling or anything like that,” manager Manny Acta said. “He’s on target unless he shows up [feeling] something different.”
Castrovince notes that the Indians’ training staff will “err on the side of caution” while continuing to monitor Huff for post-concussion symptoms, but so far he’s shown no signs of lasting damage. Or as Huff put it: “I’m fine, I feel fine, and hopefully I’ll bounce back. I’m going to try not to think about it.”

  1. Augie - Jun 1, 2010 at 3:18 PM

    I’m very glad David Huff is OK. Now that I’m not worried about him, I can recall a little story Dizzy Dean used to tell about himself. He too took a line drive to the head while pitching. He said the newspaper headline the next day read: “Docs X-ray Dean’s Head, Find Nothing.”

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