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Carlos Silva will have heart procedure

Updated: August 6, 2010, 7:24 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

Chicago Cubs right-handed pitcher Carlos Silva will have a cardiac catheterization on Monday to determine if he needs a cardiac ablation, the team announced Friday.

Silva experienced shortness of breath and left Sunday's game against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning.

He was stabilized at a Denver hospital, where he spent the night before returning to Chicago on Monday and being placed on the disabled list.

Monday's procedure will be performed by Northwestern cardiologist ...

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