The Colorado Rockies announced Monday that outfielder Chris Nelson has checked into a hospital and is undergoing tests for an irregular heartbeat. No additional details have been released by the team at this point.
Today #Rockies Chris Nelson was admitted to a local hospital and is undergoing tests for an irregular heart beat. More info when available.— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) July 16, 2012
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Nelson has appeared in 58 games for the Rockies in 2012 and is hitting .256/.324/.411 with nine doubles, five home runs and 23 RBI. This is his third major league season with Colorado.
UPDATE: Nelson will remain hospitalized overnight.
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