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Sunday, May 27, 2012

Catcher Carlos Santana on 7-Day DL With Concussion

Santana was placed on the seven-day disabled list before Saturday’s game against Chicago with a slight concussion. He was hit in the mask by an Alex Rios foul tip Friday in the eighth inning and had to leave the game because of dizziness.

Is Santana the first person on the new concussion DL?

Tom Nawrocki Posted: May 27, 2012 at 09:20 PM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Good cripple hitter Posted: May 27, 2012 at 11:38 PM (#4141512)
No, Erick Almonte was the first, back on April 26th. Ryan Sweeney and Josh Thole also have been placed on the 7 day DL this season, there may have been more players as well.
   2. Blastin Posted: May 28, 2012 at 01:21 AM (#4141536)
Eric Chavez too.
   3. jyjjy Posted: May 28, 2012 at 03:13 AM (#4141546)
Extending this to all injuries would be a good move IMO. 15 day or nothing encourages players to play through things they shouldn't and possibly turn a minor injury into a serious one.
   4. God Posted: May 28, 2012 at 03:53 AM (#4141550)
Are they just tring to bait me by putting Eric Chavez on the 7-day DL?
   5. zachtoma Posted: May 28, 2012 at 04:55 AM (#4141553)
Extending this to all injuries would be a good move IMO. 15 day or nothing encourages players to play through things they shouldn't and possibly turn a minor injury into a serious one.


I agree. The 15-day DL also discourages teams from disabling guys with day-to-day type stuff which often forces them to play with a short bench. When you only have a 5-man bench to begin with, one or two guys taking it day-by-day really limits your options.

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