Scary Video: Watch Blue Jays Pitcher Get Hit in Head By Ball; Out of Hospital

J.A. Happ, the Toronto Blue Jays pitcher hit in the temple by a scathing line drive off the bat of Desmond Jennings during yesterday’s game at Tropicana Field versus the Tampa Bay Rays, was released from the hospital today.

via ESPN:

Happ was hit squarely on the left side of his head by Desmond Jennings‘ second-inning liner during Toronto’s 6-4 victory. The left-hander was immobilized on a backboard, lifted onto a stretcher and wheeled off the field….
“It’s devastating. … I could barely watch it,” Blue Jays pitcher R.A. Dickey said. “You just don’t know what to think, really. It paralyzes you a little bit. And when it sounds like two bats, when you hear the sound off the bat and it sounds like it hits another bat, it’s scary. It’s really, really scary. I just started praying in the spot. That’s all I knew to do.”

You’ve got to give the guy credit for toughness. If it were any of us: