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“Don Baylor was lightheaded and fainted earlier this morning," GM Kevin Towers said in an official team release. "He was taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons and further tests.”
Baylor had just finished eating breakfast when he began to feel light-headed, Towers said according to the Arizona Republic. An EKG test came back clean, and Baylor is undergoing a CT scan, Towers added to the Republic.
There are no more details available.
Baylor, 62, played 19 seasons in the big leagues with the Angels, Orioles, Yankees, Red Sox, Athletics and Twins. He also served as the manager for the Rockies' first-ever manager. He was 440-469 in six years with the Rockies and went 187-220 in three years as manager of the Cubs (2000-2003).
Baylor is known as one of the best hitting coaches in the game, serving in that position for the Brewers, Cardinals, Braves, Mariners and Rockies. He joined Kirk Gibson's Diamondbacks staff after the 2010 season.For more baseball news, rumors and analysis, follow @eyeonbaseball on Twitter or subscribe to the RSS feed.