Rockies: Nicasio resting following surgery on his neck
The Colorado Rockies released this update Saturday morning regarding pitcher, who was hit in the head by a line drive Friday:
“Juan is resting comfortably at a Denver hospital following surgery early this morning to stabilize a fracture to the C-1 vertebrae in his neck. Juan will remain hospitalized as he recovers from the surgery.”
Nicasio, who started Friday’s game against the Washington Nationals, was struck by a ball hit by Ian Desmond, leading off the second inning.