Rockies start-thrower Tyler Anderson left the game on Friday in Miami in the second inning after dizziness and shortness of breath of the team attributed to a "heartbeat problem." He and manager Bud Black told doctors after releasing the left-hander's exit with one out and one runner based in the second inning of Colorado's last 1-0 win against the Marlins.
By The Denver Post:
Anderson threw a first two-three first inning, but seemed to be in discomfort while Brian Anderson tossed in the second inning. This prompted assistant Scott Gehret and manager Bud Black to come to the hill to see Anderson. He stayed in the game to face (Justin) Bour, who then faced Cameron Maybin.
At this time, first baseman Ian Desmond pointed to the Rockies Bank and Gehret and Black came back to the hill. After a brief consultation Anderson left the game and was replaced by (Antonio) Senzatela.
"Something strange happened and I could not catch my breath," Anderson said. "But I'm fine, I think it was just a weird, one-off thing."
Anderson was examined by doctors for the dizziness and shortness of breath he experienced. He got a clean health and later emphasized that he did not have an irregular heartbeat.
"Tyler feels fine," Black said after the game. "I think the heartbeat problem has resolved, I just talked to him, he says he's fine, he's been examined by a few different doctors over the last few hours, and he's fine until he tells me That's why he wants to go into the bullpen tomorrow and help the team, so how about this? "
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