White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar, who fainted in the dugout after pitching in Friday’s game, has been diagnosed with a brain hemorrhage, the White Sox announced Saturday.
The team announced that Farquhar is stable but is listed in critical condition at Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center. Tests revealed a ruptured aneurysm caused the hemorrhage.
Statement on Danny Farquhar.
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— Chicago White Sox (@whitesox) April 21, 2018
Farquhar fainted in the dugout after pitching the sixth inning against the Astros. He woke up after passing out, but was taken to the hospital as a precaution after EMTs treated him.
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Danny Farquhar faints in the dugout and is taken away by the medics, before going to the hospital as a precaution (00:25)
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The 31-year-old pitcher threw 15 pitches in a 10-0 loss to the Astros.
Farquhar is in his second year with the White Sox, after signing with them as a free agent in 2017.