Brewers pitcher lands on injured list after food poisoning leads to bizarre concussion

The Milwaukee Brewers positioned reduction pitcher Trevor Megill on the injured listing on Wednesday, however not for an damage he suffered on the diamond.

Megill was positioned on the seven-day concussion IL on Wednesday, retroactive to Sunday, after a fall whereas in a retailer.

The 6-foot-8 right-hander apparently acquired meals poisoning through the group’s season-opening collection in New York against the Mets, which ailed him a lot that he fainted.


Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Trevor Megill (29) throws a pitch through the first inning towards the Miami Marlins at American Household Subject.  (Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports activities)

“He ended up fainting in a cellphone retailer… fainted, fell on the bottom, hit his head…” Brewers supervisor Pat Murphy stated on Wednesday. “He known as our folks and allow them to know. We evaluated him the following morning, and it was a concussion.”

“This one’s scary,” Murphy added. “I assume he hadn’t had a lot in his system.”

Megill had a scoreless inning of labor in every of his two appearances in Queens. His brother, Tylor, is a beginning pitcher for the Mets. He, too, is on the injured listing with a shoulder damage.

Trevor Megill pitching

Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Trevor Megill (29) pitches towards the Philadelphia Phillies within the seventh inning at American Household Subject.  (Benny Sieu-USA TODAY Sports activities)

He went 1-0 with a 3.63 ERA in 31 appearances for the Brewers final 12 months whereas placing out 52 in 34.2 innings.

With the transfer retroactive to earlier within the week, Megill may return to the 26-man roster on Sunday.

Milwaukee swept their three-game collection towards New York and break up their two-game set towards the Minnesota Twins, their first at residence within the younger 2024 season.

Trevor Megill delivering

Milwaukee Brewers reduction pitcher Trevor Megill (29) throws a pitch towards the Philadelphia Phillies within the sixth inning at Residents Financial institution Park.  (Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports activities)


That is Megill’s fourth large league season — in his earlier two, he struggled big-time, pitching to a 6.03 ERA.

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