Milwaukee Brewers pitcher reportedly fainted in a store on off day, placed on concussion IL

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WFRV) – Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Trevor Megill has been placed on the concussion list after he reportedly fainted in a Wisconsin retail store on Monday while he was still battling food poisoning symptoms that began in New York City over the weekend.

According to multiple reports, including from Brewers beat writer Adam McCalvy, Megill reportedly fainted in a Spectrum store in Wisconsin during the team’s off day on Monday. McCalvy also noted that JB Bukauskas is taking his place during his stint on the IL.

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Brewers beat writer for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Curt Hogg, reported that Megill hit his head on the ground in the store while still battling food poisoning symptoms stemming from the team’s weekend road trip in New York City.

Megill appeared in two games during the 2024 regular season opening series against the Mets, where he pitched in two separate innings, only allowing 2 hits and a walk with 3 strikeouts.

The Brewers placed Megill on the seven-day concussion list, retroactive to March 31.

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