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Sean Newcomb leaves game after taking line drive to the head Saturday

by Mike Maher | Braves Correspondent | Sat, Jun 15th 9:06pm EDT

Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb left Saturday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies after taking a 102 MPH line drive off of the bat of J.T. Realmuto to the back of the head. He left the field under his own power but was replaced in the game by Touki Toussaint. (David O'Brien on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

It sounds as if Newcomb avoided serious injury, but he will surely be evaluated over the next 24 hours or so for signs of a concussion after taking such a forceful hit to the head. Look for an update on his status in the next few days.

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