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Brad Hawpe Released From Hospital After Terrifying Play at Second Base

Published by on April 28, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Rockies' outfielder Brad Hawpe is alright.

After a horrifying scare that left the .328-, two-home-run hitter stunned on the ground last night, the Rockies' right fielder was released from the hospital earlier Tuesday.

Hawpe, who was on second base at the time, was beamed with a throw from Padres' catcher Nick Hundley. He was hit right below the helmet and right above the shoulder; the ball seemed to make contact with his neck.

Hawpe laid on the ground for what seemed like hours until the Rockies' medical staff carted him off the field in a neck brace. At the time, Hawpe was already moving all of his limbs, and didn't need much assistance walking to the cart, but Colorado fans were still holding ...

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