SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The San Francisco Giants placed left fielder Nori Aoki on the seven-day concussion list Thursday, one day after he had to leave the game with symptoms from a head injury sustained against the Cubs last weekend.
He left Sunday’s game in Chicago after he was hit in the head by a pitch in the third inning, then returned to the starting lineup Wednesday against Houston but played only five innings before running into the wall to make a catch.
Aoki said Thursday he had nausea and a difficult time focusing that had subsided by Thursday and had no headaches. But manager Bruce Bochy said there were still other symptoms that led to the DL.
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”He needs some time,” Bochy said.
The move is retroactive to Wednesday. San Francisco recalled outfielder Ryan Lollis from Triple-A Sacramento.