Found August 23, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
In a week marred by hitters being hit in the face, Houston Astros rookie Max Stassi got some good news.  The results of X-rays and a CT scan taken after he was hit in the face Wednesday night revealed no fractures to his face.  Stassi was released from a Arlington hospital Thursday after he flew in to get concussion testing done Wednesday night.  He was held overnight for observation. According to Jose de Jesus Ortiz of Ultimate Astros, the results of the tests Wednesday into Thursday revealed no fractures, but the Astros will have to wait a bit longer to see the extent of Stassi's injuries overall.  He will continue to be evaluated for concussion symptoms.  There is no word yet if the Astros will make a roster move. Stassi was called up for his Major League debut on Wednesday in part because of a concussion suffered by catcher Carlos Corporan.  If Stassi has also suffered a concussion, the Astros will be down to Jason Castro as the only remaining catcher on the roster. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?

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