Scotty McCreery hit in the throat with a baseball

scotty-mccreery-world-series-getty.jpgThis can't be good for the vocal chords: "American Idol" Season 10 winner Scotty McCreery has had an unfortunate encounter with a baseball while pitching for his high school team.

According to Fox News, the singer was the starting pitcher for the Garner High School varsity team when he threw a pitch that came back and hit him in the throat. Don't worry -- he's alright. Although he managed to recover and snag the ball and throw out the batter, his effort wasn't enough. When McCreery left the game after more than four innings his team was up 2-1, but their opponents managed to pull through for a 3-2 win.

"He has been throwing very well and will continue to help our rotation," Garner coach Derik Goffena tells local paper the Raleigh News & Observer. "He took a grounder to the chin, but is okay. Scared him more than anything."
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