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Brewers put Erick Almonte on 7-day DL

Updated: April 27, 2011, 12:40 AM ET
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- Brewers utility man Erick Almonte said he's dizzy and has a large red welt above his left eye, the only tangible signs of his concussion.

Almonte became the first major leaguer placed on the new seven-day disabled list for such injuries after being hit in the forehead by a ball thrown by third baseman Craig Counsell during batting practice Tuesday night.

"I know I was taking the ball from Counsell and the next thing I remember, I was on the ground," said Almonte, who ...

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