Melvin: A's 3B Chapman fine after HBP to head

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Thursday, August 29, 2019

Oakland Athletics All-Star third baseman Matt Chapmanis feeling OK and not in the concussion protocol after being hit in the head by a pitch and exiting Wednesday night's road game against the Kansas City Royals.

A's manager Bob Melvin provided the update to reporters after the 6-4 loss.

Chapman was hit in the helmet by a pitch from Royals starter Jakob Junis in the first inning, then was checked by a trainer and initially stayed in the game.

However, after playing third in the bottom of the inning and making it through his second at-bat, he exited.

Chad Pinder replaced Chapman.

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