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Biggio's mom waits for day off for surgery

Updated: September 19, 2005, 12:29 AM ET
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Houston Astros: Taking into account her son's schedule, Craig Biggio's mother has postponed open-heart surgery to line up with Biggio's day off on Sept. 26, The Houston Chronicle reported.

The surgery originally had been planned for this Tuesday. By waiting until Sept. 26, Biggio won't miss two games.

"She didn't want me to miss two days considering the players that we have out and how banged up we are now," Biggio told the paper. "Typical baseball mom, she's taking it for the team."

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