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MLB notes: Updates on Danny Farquhar, Yu Darvish, Johnny Cueto

In this March 31, 2018, file photo, Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Danny Farquhar throws during the team's baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Orlin Wagner / Associated Press)
In this March 31, 2018, file photo, Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Danny Farquhar throws during the team's baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. (Orlin Wagner / Associated Press)
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Chicago White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar has been released from a hospital, and a doctor who treated the 31-year-old right-hander expects he will pitch again but not this season.

The White Sox said in a statement Monday that Farquhar is resting at home with his family after being discharged from Rush University Medical Center.

Farquhar collapsed in the dugout with a brain hemorrhage caused by a ruptured aneurysm during a home game against Houston on April 20. He had surgery the following day.

Neurosurgeon Dr. Demetrius Lopes expects Farquhar will be able to pitch again but said he won’t medically release him to throw in a game this season so he can fully recover.

Farquhar is 10-15 with a 3.93 ERA and 18 saves for Toronto (2011), Seattle (2013-15), Tampa Bay (2016-17) and Chicago (2017-18). He was a 10th-round pick by the Blue Jays in the 2008 amateur draft.

Cueto out six-to-eight weeks

San Francisco pitcher Johnny Cueto will be sidelined for six-to-eight weeks because of a strained right elbow and will not have Tommy John surgery.

The 32-year-old right-hander was examined by Dr. James Andrews on Monday in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Cueto will undertake rest and rehabilitation.

Cueto is 3-0 with a 0.84 ERA in five starts. He on the disabled list for the second time this season. He missed two starts after spraining his left ankle in early April.

Flu sends Darvish to 10-day DL

The Chicago Cubs have placed struggling right-hander Yu Darvish on the 10-day disabled list with the flu.

The 31-year-old Darvish is 0-3 with a 6.00 ERA in his first season with Chicago after finalizing a $126 million, six-year contract in February.

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