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Rays pitcher recovering after being hit by line drive

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Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb is resting at home after he was hit by a line drive during Saturday's game against Kansas City.

It was the top of the 5th inning when Cobb delivered the pitch and was hit.

He instantly fell to the ground and emergency personnel rushed to the mound to help him.

Cobb was taken by ambulance to Bayfront Hospital.

Doctors say he suffered a mild concussion when he the ball hit him in his right ear.

He was held overnight for observation and released early Sunday afternoon.

Before leaving the hospital Cobb tweeted "Want to say thank you to our all-star trainer Ron Porterfield and the doctors at Bayfront Hospital. Woke up with only a minor headache today."


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