John Gibbons

Jays reliever TJ House hit on head by line drive

Toronto Blue Jays reliever T.J. House was taken off the field in an ambulance Friday after being hit on the head by a line drive in the ninth inning of a spring training game against the Detroit Tigers.

The Blue Jays said Friday night that test results at Lakeland Regional Medical Center were normal, and that House would remain hospitalized overnight for observation.

Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said House's injury was among the scariest things he has witnessed in a baseball game.

"When I went out there, his face was in his glove," Ausmus said. "There was blood on his face, blood in the glove — everything."

The pitcher was hit on the back of...

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