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Umpires, we have a dangerous concussion epidemic on our hands—heads.

Earlier this week, MLB umpire Chad Fairchild took a 95-mile-per-hour sinker from Rockies pitcher Jeremy Guthrie to the center of his protective face mask, suffering a concussion that resulted in his withdrawal from the weekend's Rockies-Phillies series.

Like most players and other officials, Fairchild toughed it out after his seventh-inning head-shot, sticking around for the remainder of Colorado's walk-off loss to Philly. 

After the game, manager Jim Tracy admitted that sophomore catcher Wilin Rosario had been cro...

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