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Chicago Cubs’ Kris Bryant reacts at second base with third base coach Gary Jones, left a trainer and Dave Martinez, right, after Bryant was injured while sliding into second base during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015, in Milwaukee. Bryant was hurt on the play and left the game. | AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps

Kris Bryant back in starting lineup Monday after exiting Sunday’s game

SHARE Kris Bryant back in starting lineup Monday after exiting Sunday’s game
SHARE Kris Bryant back in starting lineup Monday after exiting Sunday’s game

Cubs rookie Kris Bryant is in the starting lineup Monday against the Pirates, one day after exiting a game with a potential head injury.

Per the Sun-Times’ own Gordon Wittenmyer, Bryant was smacked on the helmet by shortstop Jean Segura’s tag on a head-first slide into second in the fifth inning of Sunday’s 4-3 win over the Brewers. The momentum of his slide then created more contact with Segura.

He underwent concussion protocol after the game and early Monday before being cleared to play.

Bryant is batting third and playing third base.

Here’s the full Cubs lineup:

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