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Former Mariner pitcher Farquhar 'progressing well' after surgery

FILE - In this March 2, 2018 file photo, Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Danny Farquhar warms up in the bullpen during the sixth inning of the team's spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

CHICAGO (AP) - White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar is talking to his doctors and family after surgery over the weekend to address a ruptured aneurysm that occurred during Friday night's game against Houston.

Farquhar remains in critical but stable condition in the intensive care unit at Rush University Medical Center. The team announced Monday the 31-year-old right-hander is expected to remain hospitalized for the next few weeks.

Farquhar passed out in the sixth inning Friday night after getting two outs against Houston. He was helped by team medical personnel and on-site EMTs, and he regained consciousness before he was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

Additional testing revealed a brain hemorrhage caused by a ruptured aneurysm. He had surgery Saturday to address the aneurysm, and the team reported his medical team felt he was "progressing well."


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