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Ex-Reds pitcher Nuxhall hospitalized for tests

Updated: February 16, 2007, 2:51 PM ET
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CINCINNATI -- Former Cincinnati Reds pitcher and broadcaster Joe Nuxhall has been hospitalized in Florida for tests for a recurrence of lymphoma, his son said Friday.

The 78-year-old Nuxhall was in Sarasota for the start of the team's spring training when he went to Sarasota Memorial Hospital on Wednesday for previously scheduled tests, son Kim Nuxhall said.

That's when doctors found the recurrence of lymphoma, first detected in September 2003.

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