Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 4/27/12
MINNEAPOLIS Twins first baseman Chris Parmelee was sporting a black eye Friday, but was headache- and concussion-free two days after being hit in the head by a 93 mph pitch in a game against Boston.Red Sox reliever Justin Thomas hit Parmelee in the head with a fastball in the sixth inning, and Parmelee instantly fell to the ground. He was helped off the field by trainers but did not show signs of a concussion after going through tests Wednesday night. The Twins had an off-day Thursday, and Parmelee was in good spirits before Friday's game against Kansas City."I'm feeling real good," Parmelee said. "Just a little black eye and a headache when it happened, but other than that I'm good."Those headaches have since subsided, Parmelee said, and he added that he never had any thought of a concussion cross his mind. Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said Parmelee would be available off the bench Friday, but Minnesota would "shy away" from using him."Little bit of swelling in his head, when he g...
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