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Buckeye starts leukemia treatment

Updated: May 1, 2014, 7:56 PM ET
Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State freshman pitcher Zach Farmer will miss the rest of the season while being treated for leukemia.

Farmer, a left-hander with a 6-4 record and a 3.28 ERA, has been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. He had been feeling sick for about a week when he went to see Ohio State's team doctor Monday. Originally thought to have mononucleosis, a blood draw confirmed he had abnormalities in his blood counts.

Members of the team were informed Tuesday before a trip ...

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