Justin Morneau still has concussion symptoms, not ready to rejoin Rockies

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Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau will not be cleared to return from the seven-day concussion disabled list when eligible because he continues to experience post-concussion symptoms, according to manager Walt Weiss.

That’s very discouraging news for Morneau, whose career was previously derailed by concussions when he was with the Twins.

After several unproductive seasons Morneau got back on track with the Rockies last year, hitting .319 with 17 homers and an .860 OPS to win the NL batting title. He was off to a decent start this year, hitting .290 with three homers and a .767 OPS in 27 games, but now the former MVP’s status is once again up in the air due to a brain injury.