Braves' Luis Salazar Recovering In Hospital

It's early, but the news about ex-major leaguer Luis Salazar seems good, as he recovers from Wednesday's frightful incident ...

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Salazar, 54, who recently moved to the Braves' organization as Class A Advanced Lynchburg's manager, suffered multiple facial fractures when the ball hit the left side of his face near his eye. More tests will be conducted to determine the extent of damage, mlb.com reported. Doctors said on Wednesday they've determined there is no brain damage.

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Salazar was unconscious when taken from the ballpark, and a number of players "wondered if they had just witnessed a tragic death." Every time I see a ball lined into the dugout or the crowd, I wonder why more people don't get hurt, and when someone's going to be killed. I'm not thrilled with the idea of netting protecting everyone, but you wonder ...

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