Nippert hit in head with liner, leaves game
Rangers pitcher Dustin Nippert is helped by catcher Matt Treanor, left, and trainer Kevin Harmon after getting hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of the Tigers’ Austin Jackson. quired in its loan agreement. The bank contends that the ballpark lease is not the team’s property. If the judge rules in favor of the bank, the ballpark lease would be cut from the deal — something outside experts said could scare off potential buyers.
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DETROIT — Rangers righthander Dustin Nippert left the field under his own power after being hit in the head by a line drive off Austin Jackson’s bat in a game against the Detroit Tigers late Monday night.
The Rangers say Nippert was taken to a hospital for a CT exam, which was negative. He then returned to the team’s hotel, where he was resting.
He was replaced in the game by Darren O’Day.