April 4 (The Sports Xchange) - Former Los Angeles Dodgers star Pedro Guerrero is in critical condition at a New York hospital after suffering a brain hemorrhage on Monday night, a surgeon told USA Today.
Guerrero was in a coma Monday night and underwent a procedure in which a tube was placed through a hole in the skull to drain fluid from the brain, according to Rafael Ortiz, the lead surgeon who specializes in major brain issues at Lenox Hill Hospital.
Guerrero, 60, is breathing with the support of a ventilator and is heavily medicated.
"It could go either way," Ortiz said. "He's still recovering and could go on to live a meaningful life, but it's too early to tell."
Guerrero was a four-time All-Star for the Dodgers from 1978 to 1988, and he made one All-Star team while with the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Oakland A's starting pitcher Sonny Gray, who opened the season on the disabled list, is making great progress in his recovery from a right lat strain.
Manager Bob Melvin said the team expects to see him throw off the mound as early as this week.
Gray was projected to be the A's Opening Day pitcher before being injured during spring training.
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The Milwaukee Brewers recalled left-hander Brent Suter from Triple-A Colorado Springs to replace injured Opening Day starter Junior Guerra.
Guerra was placed on the 10-day disabled list after straining his right calf while running out a bunt during Monday's loss to the Colorado Rockies.
Suter, 27, appeared in 14 games for the Brewers last season and went 2-2 with a 3.32 ERA.
Left-hander Tommy Milone will likely start when Guerra's rotation spot next comes around. (Editing by Andrew Both)