Marlon Byrd to wear special helmet

June, 26, 2011
6/26/11
2:53
PM CT
After being put on the disabled list because of getting hit in the head with a ball, Chicago Cubs outfielder Marlon Byrd is taking special precautions during the start of his minor league rehab assignment.

Byrd will wear a specially designed batting helmet that helps protect his face, thanks to a plastic faceguard that extends from the ear.

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