MLB Institutes new Seven-Day DL for Concussions

Major League Baseball has instituted a new seven day DL for players dealing with concussions on Monday in hopes of stopping players from returning too soon.
It is the latest in a seris of moves by professional sports associations to take precautions when dealing with head injuries, which trainers and doctors are only beginning to understand, according to ESPN.
There are already 15 day and 60 day disabled lists, and all players who need more than 14 days to recover will automatically be placed on the 15 day DL.
The NFL has already taken precautions on head injuries by heavily fining and threatening to suspend players for dangerous hits, according to Sports Illustrated.
Many of the players are in favor and support this new DL, saying that its helpful and shows that officials care about player safety.

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