Garcia was diagnosed with a concussion after a hard collision at home plate in the Brewers' final spring training game Saturday. According to McCalvy, he has entered the the league's concussion protocol and will have to pass every test before he is cleared to play again. Expect more updates as the 27-year-old continues to progress through his rehab.
Garcia was diagnosed with a concussion Sunday, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Though a concussion is nothing to scoff at, Garcia was lucky to avoid a major injury following his nasty collision at the plate during Saturday's game against the White Sox. It's very possible that he will land on the disabled list, but the 27-year-old hopefully won't have to miss too much time to start the 2017 campaign.
Garcia has been taken to a local hospital to have his left knee and head-and-neck area examined further, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
The 27-year-old backstop was injured in the ninth inning of Saturday's game against the White Sox on a scary home plate collision with Chicago's Nick Delmonico. After several minutes, he was placed onto a stretcher and carted off the field before being taken to the hospital. There is no further word on Garcia's status at this time, but the Brewers will likely have a further update later in the weekend.
Garcia (undisclosed) was carted off the field in Saturday's exhibition game against the White Sox, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
This is an extremely unfortunate occurrence for Garcia, who was involved in a home plate collision in the final inning of the Brewers' spring training schedule. He collided with Chicago's Nick Delmonico while trying to field the throw home and bent backwards awkwardly and remained on the ground for several minutes before being transported onto a cart. The Brewers figure to have a statement on the severity of Garcia's injury later in the weekend.
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