Harang has emergency appendectomy

Updated: August 24, 2009, 1:14 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Cincinnati Reds starter Aaron Harang is out for the rest of the season after an emergency appendectomy.

Harang woke Saturday morning in Pittsburgh with pain near is abdomen. He was examined later that afternoon and driven by team clubhouse manager Rick Stowe back to Cincinnati, where the surgery was performed at The Good Samaritan Hospital.

"They didn't want him to fly in case there was an emergency situation in the air," Reds manager Dusty Baker said. "Fortunately ...

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