Dusty Baker Released From Chicago Hospital

When the Chicago Cubs took on the Cincinnati Reds last week, Reds manager Dusty Baker was hospitalized in downtown Chicago with an irregular heartbeat. On Sunday, Baker was released from the Chicago hospital following four days of treatment. He could return to the team and resume his manager duties on Tuesday, but that's not certain, according to the Chicago Tribune.

Baker is 63 years old, so it was definitely worrying to see, even for Cubs fans, who were playing the Reds. Baker returned to Cincinnati on Sunday afternoon, and spoke with his players in the clubhouse after practice, but didn't remain there for the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Chris Speier took over as manager against the Cubs and has been the manager since that point. He said that he's hopeful Baker will be back on Tuesday after a "good relaxing night at home," on Monday.

For more on the Chicago Cubs, check out Bleed Cubbie Blue. You can also head over to SB Nation's main MLB hub at Baseball Nation.

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