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Brian Johnson hit on face with liner

Updated: August 18, 2012, 6:54 PM ET
By Chris Hatfield | Special to ESPNBoston.com

Boston Red Sox pitching prospect Brian Johnson was hit in the face by a line drive at Saturday's Futures at Fenway event and left the field on a stretcher.

Johnson suffered multiple orbital bone fractures on the left side of his face but is showing no signs of a concussion and is resting comfortably at the hospital, the Red Sox said in a statement.

Johnson, who earned the start for the Single-A Lowell Spinners in the opening game of the annual minor league doubleheader at ...

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