Five days after a line drive ricocheted off his skull in a high school baseball game, causing bleeding in his brain and an extended hospital stay, Thorndale High pitcher Devin Patin returned home Wednesday.
Patin, a sophomore right-hander, was struck about an inch above his right ear during a Class A playoff game at Weimar. A CT scan taken after the game at St. Mark’s Medical Center in La Grange revealed bleeding on the right side of Patin’s brain, and he proceeded to have seizures.
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