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Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson still in hospital after taking liner off head

Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson still in hospital after taking liner off head

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Jimmy Nelson will remain in a hospital for at least a second night after being hit in the head by a line drive.

Milwaukee Manager Craig Counsell said Nelson would stay Friday night for observation. Counsell said there are no indications at this point that Nelson sustained a concussion.

"It's precautionary. They just want to make sure everything is 100 percent before he walks out the door," Counsell said.

Nelson was struck in the back of the head Thursday night by a liner hit by Tommy Pham of the St. Louis Cardinals. Nelson was face down on the mound for about a minute before walking off the field.

A CT scan showed a...

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