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Camp notes: Aaron Boone needs heart surgery

Updated: March 19, 2009, 12:05 PM ET
By AJ Mass, ESPN.com

Aaron Boone never has been short on heart as a baseball player, but sadly, his career might be coming to an end as a result of a faulty aortic valve. Boone has left Astros camp and will undergo open heart surgery to repair a condition he has been aware of since his playing days at USC in the early 1990s.

It's not an emergency situation, but as Boone announced Wednesday, "I'll need surgery to correct the problem. Initially, my doctors thought I could delay corrective surgery for some ...

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