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Red Sox place O'Neill on 7-day concussion IL

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The Boston Red Sox announced Thursday they placed outfielder Tyler O'Neill on the seven-day concussion list and reinstated outfielder Rob Refsnyder.

O'Neill left Monday's game against the Cleveland Guardians after colliding with Rafael Devers on a fly ball. He received eight stitches to his forehead as a result.

O'Neill, who confirmed he was diagnosed with a concussion, has been dealing with dizziness and brain fog but felt better Thursday, according to The Athletic's Jen McCaffrey. He'll travel with the team for its weekend series against the Pittsburgh Pirates and plans to be ready to play Tuesday in Cleveland against the Guardians.

O'Neill was off to a terrific start at the plate in his first season with the Red Sox. The 28-year-old registered a 1.209 OPS with seven home runs, eight RBIs, and 11 walks across 48 at-bats.

The Red Sox acquired O'Neill from the St. Louis Cardinals in a three-player trade in December.

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