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Brewers GM stung by scorpion

3:28 PM, Mar. 7, 2013  |  Comments
Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin during a spring training baseball workout Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin during a spring training baseball workout Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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PHOENIX (AP) - Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin is back at spring training after a scorpion sting landed him in the hospital.

Melvin says he thought he saw a bug scurrying across the floor of his condominium Wednesday night and bent down to pick it up with a tissue. It turned out to be a scorpion and he got stung.

Melvin said Thursday that he spent three hours at a hospital. He says he suffered a "little tingling and shock and discomfort" in his left arm, but now describes it as no big deal.

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