MLB Concussion Update #2

Denard Span of the Minnesota Twins has been befallen by a concussion on June 3rd.  However it’s not that we are more than a week late to report this news, it’s that Span played following the concussion, from FS North;

Span collided with Royals catcher Brayan Pena when he tried to stretch a triple into an inside-the-park home run last Friday. He stayed in the game and played again Monday against Cleveland but was kept out of Minnesota’s lineup for three straight games, including Thursday’s series opener against Texas.

The reasoning for him playing is unclear at this point, but it seems that Span was unaware of the symptoms, or at the very least did not report them right away.  Span had a spell of “dizziness” in 2009 that made him miss a lot of the month of June.  This may have been the Continue reading

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