Virus knocks Yankee for a loop

Originally Published: June 28, 2004
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Yankees first baseman Jason Giambi looked so bad when he got to Yankee Stadium on Sunday that manager Joe Torre sent him to a hospital.

Giambi, battling the aftereffects of a stomach virus, took two bottles of intravenous fluids during the opener of the Yankees' day-night doubleheader sweep of the New York Mets.

"I was miserable for two weeks," said Giambi, who thinks he originally caught the virus from teammate Gary Sheffield. "My eyes were glazed over and I was kind of ...

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