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MLB notes: Victor Martinez back on disabled list because of irregular heartbeat

MLB notes: Victor Martinez back on disabled list because of irregular heartbeat

The Detroit Tigers have placed designated hitter Victor Martinez on the 10-day disabled list because of an irregular heartbeat, the second time he has landed on the DL this season for the condition.

Manager Brad Ausmus says Martinez experienced a racing heart after his last at-bat during Saturday's 6-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox. Ausmus says Martinez spent the night in a hospital and his heartbeat was regulated. Martinez was expected to be released and travel by car to Detroit, where doctors will try to determine the cause.

“You don't mess around with the heart,” Ausmus said. “We're not talking about a sprained ankle or something minor like that. This is something...

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