Hawpe hit in neck, taken to hospital

Updated: April 28, 2009, 1:55 AM ET
Associated Press

DENVER -- Colorado Rockies outfielder Brad Hawpe was taken to a hospital with a possible concussion after he was hit in the neck by San Diego catcher Nick Hundley's throw to second base in the sixth inning Monday night.

"We know he's doing OK," Rockies outfielder Ryan Spilborghs said after the Rockies' 12-7 victory.

Hawpe stayed on the ground as Rockies trainers rushed out to attend to him. He was rolled over, had a brace put around his neck and helped onto a cart, where he sat upright ...

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