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Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew was hit in the head by
a pitch during a spring training contest last Thursday. The Red Sox ultimately
shut him down after he displayed concussion symptoms, something he continues to
deal with, according to Sean McAdam of CSN New England.
Drew told reporters yesterday that he is still experiencing
concussion symptoms and that he’ll have to hold off until they subside.
"The symptoms are still a little there,'' said Drew
Monday. "So it's kind of (a matter of) holding off until they calm down.
Then, so the tests and go from there. That's kind of where we're at -- just in
a holding pattern until I start to feel a little more normal and then we'll go
After getting hit in the head last Thursday, Drew was
initially alright. However, he reported blurred vision later that night when he
was reading. He was then scratched from the next day’s exhibition lineup, and
he hasn’t resumed play since. Drew told reporters that he’s likely a few days
away from being cleared to resume baseball activities.
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