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Rox prospect Aquino OK after hit to head

Rox prospect Aquino OK after hit to head

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Rockies left-handed prospect Jayson Aquino said Friday that he did not sustain a concussion when hit by a hard liner from Rafael Ynoa, the first batter he faced during an intrasquad game.

Aquino, 21, last year went 0-10 with a 4.34 ERA in 15 games, 14 starts, combined at Short-Season A Tri-City and Class A Asheville. The year before that he went 10-1 with a 1.66 ERA combined in 16 starts in the Dominican Summer League and Rookie-level Grand Junction.


Aquino is scheduled to travel to Goodyear, Ariz., for Saturday's game against against the Reds.

Thomas Harding is a reporter for Follow him on Twitter @harding_at_mlb. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.