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BASEBALL / DAILY REPORT : AROUND THE MAJOR LEAGUES : Turner Has Hodgkin's Disease

May 28, 1994| Associated Press

The Cleveland Indians have learned that reliever Matt Turner, 27, has Hodgkin's disease.

Turner underwent surgery Tuesday in Cleveland to remove swollen lymph nodes in the groin area, and tests revealed Friday that they were malignant. He is facing up to eight months of chemotherapy, John Hart, Indian general manager, said.

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Philadelphia pitcher Tommy Greene probably will be out a month because of an injured right shoulder. . . . Pitcher Charlie Leibrandt, 37, cut off his comeback attempt with the Kansas City Royals.

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