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Brewers pitcher Jakob Junis hospitalized after being hit in the neck with a ball during batting practice

Apr 22, 2024

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Jakob Junis is alert and conscious at a local hospital in Pittsburgh after he was hit in the neck by a ball during batting practice on Monday, the team announced.

Junis was taken off the field at PNC Park by an ambulance after he was hit by a batted ball while jogging in the outfield. The Pirates were taking batting practice at the time. Junis, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, was loosening up near the warning track when the ball hit him in the neck.

He remained on the field near the warning track for about 15 minutes while being attended to. Junis was then lifted into an ambulance and taken to a local hospital.

Source: Yahoo Sports

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