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Jair Jurrjens Taken To Hospital For Dehydration On Wednesday

Atlanta Braves right-hander Jair Jurrjens, on a rehab assignment with Triple-A Gwinnett in Norfolk, Va., was forced to leave the game on Wednesday due to dizziness caused from dehydration and spent the night in the hospital, according to David O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

The 26-year-old had thrown just 43 pitches before being forced to leave the game.

Jurrjens has been on the disabled list since Aug. 1 with a strained groin muscle. In his previous outing with Gwinnett on Friday, Jurrjens pitched six innings and allowed just two runs.

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