White Sox's Farquhar faints in dugout, taken to hospital

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A scary moment occurred on Friday night at Guaranteed Rate Field after Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Danny Farquhar completed the top of the sixth inning against the Houston Astros. He was attended to by White Sox medical personnel and on-site emergency medical technicians.

"It takes your breath away a little bit, because one of your guys is there and you no have idea what was going on", White Sox manager Rick Renteria said Friday. Additional testing showed a ruptured aneurysm caused the brain bleed. The Sox will provide additional updates as appropriate.

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The team says he is continuing to receive treatment and close monitoring by Dr. Demetrius Lopez and the neurosurgical team.

With The Associated Press's game, the club announced Saturday. Asked if the right-hander required surgery, Renteria said, "We'll see how they proceed and hopefully the outcome is a positive one". The 31-year-old right-hander was in the dugout when he fainted.

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"Yeah, I mean, it crushes us in this clubhouse", said James Shields, who started Friday's game.

"He's definitely stable from what we hear, but he's got a long way to go and he's fighting", he said.

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The Sox put Farquhar on the 10-day disabled list and recalled right-hander Gregory Infante from Class AAA Charlotte.

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