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Tigers DH Victor Martinez to have heart procedure, miss rest of season

Victor Martinez will undergo a heart procedure aimed at stopping his i sue with irregular heartbeats, according to will mi s the rest of the season as he recovers from the cardiacablation procedure, but he plans to be ready to return to actionby spring training, according to manager Brad Ausmus.”He made no indication this would be the end of his baseball days,” Ausmus told reporters (via Tigers placed the38-year-old designated hitter on the DL last week with the irregular heartbeat, the second time this year he has been sidelinedbythe condition.A five-time All-Star, Martinez Houston Astros Jersey finishes the season with10 home runs and a slash line of.298/.364/.462 in 107 games.

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