Re: NLDS Game 3 - Giants at Reds 10/9/12
Originally Posted by George Foster
So exactly how do they not allow us to DL Simon with a sore shoulder, if the Reds say he has a sore shoulder? HIPPA laws have to come into effect on that one. They can't ask to see the x-rays.
It's subjective. The club basically has to submit a standard form of diagnosis and a doctor must corroborate the injury. After that, it's up to the commissioner's office to approve it, but generally that's a formality unless they suspect foul play.
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