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Chris Nelson Hospitalized, Undergoing Tests For Irregular Heartbeat

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.

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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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