Line Drive

A's Pitcher Jesse Chavez Keeps Head - Barely - On Line DriveIn case you missed it Tuesday night, A's pitche Jesse Chavez needed every ounce of his athleticism and instincts to avoid serious injury on the mound.
KCBS Sports Fans: Another Line Drive Shot To Pitcher's HeadIt's happened again in baseball: a pitcher hit in the head by a line drive, crumpling on the mound as the stadium goes silent.
A's Pitcher McCarthy Released From Hospital After Skull FractureOakland Athletics pitcher Brandon McCarthy was released from a Bay Area hospital on Tuesday, less than a week after getting hit in the head by a line drive and undergoing surgery.