Brewers announcer Bob Uecker concussed during batting practice
Milwaukee Brewers radio announcer Bob Uecker has been diagnosed with a mild concussion after being struck by a ball during the team's batting practice session on Monday night, according to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
The long-time voice of the Brewers spent last night at Froedtert Hospital as a precautionary measure, a team spokesman told the Journal-Sentinel.
Uecker, 81, carried on with his day after being hit and called the Brewers' 8-5 loss to the Kansas City Royals. The team spokesman told the Journal-Sentinel that Uecker was a "bit out of sorts" during the broadcast and was later treated by team medical personnel.
The Brewers will will play the second of four games at home against the Royals on Tuesday night. Before the game, Uecker was ruled out for the radio broadcast.
- Christopher Chavez