This Wednesday, October 13, it was announced that David Hess, pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays in the minor leagues (MiLB) suffers from a cancerous tumor in the breast. It was the serpentinero himself who announced this sensitive news through his social networks, adding that he will undergo the necessary treatment to deal with the situation.
David Hess reported this day that he has been diagnosed with a cancerous tumor in the chest area after having been tested as a result of having presented tensions in the area and breathing problems.
“After some scans, blood tests and time in the hospital we found out that I had a cancer tumor cell in the center of my chest pressing mostly against my heart and lungs,” the ligminorist wrote in his account. Twitter
Hess added that “today he received the final diagnosis and the treatment plan that has chemotherapy scheduled to start on Monday to fight and hopefully eradicate the entire tumor.”
28-year-old David Hess has pitched in the majors for teams like the Baltimore Orioles, Miami Marlins and Tampa Bay Rays. This year saw action in the Minor League (MiLB) with Durham Triple-A where he posted a 6-2 win-loss record and a 3.57 ERA.
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