Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 3/5/13
Atlanta second baseman Dan Uggla escaped a scary incident without serious injury. Uggla says he is fine after getting hit by a pitch in the back of the neck during the sixth inning of the Braves' 2-0 win over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night. ''There's a little sensation,'' Uggla said. ''I'm good. Luckily, I never went black or anything like that. I feel fine.'' Uggla left the game after being struck by minor leaguer Branden Pinder's pitch. He was hit on the ear flap by a pitch last July. ''I know it wasn't intentional,'' Uggla said of Tuesday's pitch. ''But anytime you get hit, especially in the head or shoulder area, your first instinct is get a little angry. You shake it off, and take your base.'' Ichiro Suzuki doubled for the Yankees in his first game since being involved in a vehicle accident. Suzuki was not injured in the crash that totaled his SUV a few miles from Steinbrenner Field after last Saturday's game with Detroit. ''I talked to him and he said he feels gr...
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