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David Ross cleared, back with Red Sox

Red Sox backup catcher David Ross suffered two concussions in a span of 33 days earlier this season. Both were the result of foul balls hitting him in the facemask.

The second, June 14 in Baltimore, was so severe that doctors told Ross he should return to his home in Tallahassee, Fla., to recover. The loud noises and bright lights at major league games would make sitting in the dugout detrimental.

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