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Tests: Giles has healthy heart, can keep playing

Updated: September 5, 2006, 12:03 AM ET
Associated Press

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NEW YORK -- Tests determined that Marcus Giles has a healthy heart and he can keep playing baseball, a huge relief to the Atlanta Braves and their second baseman after he was told he might have a heart defect.

Giles arrived at Shea Stadium on Monday night to rejoin his teammates, who beat the New York Mets 5-0 in the opener of a three-game series.

"He checked out fine," manager Bobby Cox said. "He was pretty worried. All the indications were a partially open valve. ... ...

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