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Travis changes helmet to avoid concussion

9/21/2013

Travis d'Arnaud

Travis d'Arnaud

#15 C
New York Mets

2013 STATS

  • GM27
  • HR1

  • RBI5

  • R4

  • OBP.260

  • AVG.186

PHILADELPHIA -- Travis d'Arnaud, who has repeatedly been struck of late with back swings, has switched to a catcher's helmet with more protection of the back side of the head and neck.

D'Arnaud said catchers generally avoid the bulkier helmet because it is not as comfortable.

After using it Saturday, though, d'Arnaud said: "It felt fine."