Yu Darvish was hit in the head by a batting practice ball Tuesday, but he appears to have escaped injury.
Yu Darvish was hit in the head by a batting practice ball Tuesday, but he appears uninjured. (USATSI)

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Rangers All-Star starting pitcher Yu Darvish was struck in the head with a line drive during batting practice Tuesday, but by all accounts, it isn't nearly as bad as it sounds.

Via dallasnews.com, Darvish was only hit by a "glancing blow" after the ball hit the glove of Derek Holland.

Now, let us pause while Yu himself weighs in:

Sure, enough, after being evaluated by team doctors, Darvish is still expected to make his scheduled start Wednesday.

Consider this one of the few dodged bullets for the Rangers this season.