Milwaukee Brewers GM stung by scorpion

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by Associated Press

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Posted on March 7, 2013 at 12:34 PM

Updated Tuesday, Mar 12 at 7:47 AM

PHOENIX (AP) -- Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin is back at spring training after a scorpion sting landed him in the hospital.

Melvin says he thought he saw a bug scurrying across the floor of his condominium Wednesday night and bent down to pick it up with a tissue. It turned out to be a scorpion and he got stung.

Melvin said Thursday that he spent three hours at a hospital. He says he suffered a "little tingling and shock and discomfort" in his left arm, but now describes it as no big deal.

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