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Marlins' Kearns taken to hospital with irregular heartbeat

Miami, FL (Sports Network) - Miami Marlins outfielder Austin Kearns was scratched prior to Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies due an irregular heartbeat.

Kearns was taken to the hospital for further evaluation.

Justin Ruggiano, who was a late scratch from Saturday's game due to tightness in his groin, took Kearns' spot in right field.

04/14 12:08:10 ET