|Devil Rays catcher released from hospital after being struck by pitch|
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|Saturday, 09 June 2007 09:45|
A sixth-inning pitch from Brian Stokes landed short of the plate and bounced under Navarro's mask during Friday's game against the Marlins. The catcher dropped to the ground in pain, holding his neck.
Navarro left the game strapped to a backboard and is doing fine, Devil Rays spokesman Jason Latimer said Saturday. The Marlins beat the Devil Rays 14-8.
Raul Casanova replaced Navarro. It was not immediately clear when Navarro would return.