should look at player re-entry if OK after concussion testing, Pirates GM says

null Baseball null Neal Huntington is looking to change how handles concussion protocol during games.The Pirates general manager said he thinks players should be able to re-enter games if they clear concussion protocol at the ballpark. "The player has to feel pressure, as he’s standing there with 10,000 or 30,000 or 50,000 eyes on him, to make a decision, ‘Am I in or out of this game?’" Huntington said, via the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "He knows if he takes himself out an夜网论坛d he’s the catcher, there’s only one other catcher, and the game becomes a fiasco if that other catcher gets hurt."MORE:  Watch 'ChangeUp,' a new live whiparound show on DAZN Huntington’s comments come after Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli suffered a concussion Sunday night but remained in the game until his next at-bat.Once a player is taken out of a game, he's out for good. Huntington said the player should be able to return if he's cleared to do so and feels well enough."We’ve talked about it internally. We’ve not presented it to Major League Baseball," Huntington said. "I’m sure now I’m going to get some phone calls, ‘Why didn’t you call us first?’"We do think there should be consideration for a rule change that allows an obvious concussion assessment proces[......]


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