Brewers GM Melvin stung by scorpion

Associated Press  |  Last updated March 07, 2013

MILWAUKEE, WI - NOVEMBER 4: Robin Yount (C) speaks as Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin (L) and Chairman and Principal owner Mark Attanasaio look on at a press conference announcing his return to the Milwaukee Brewers as a bench coach November 4, 2005 at Miller Park in Miwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Darren Hauck/Getty Images)
Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin is back at spring training after a scorpion sting landed him in the hospital. Melvin says he thought he saw a bug scurrying across the floor of his condominium Wednesday night and bent down to pick it up with a tissue. It turned out to be a scorpion and he got stung. Melvin said Thursday that he spent three hours at a hospital. He says he suffered a ''little tingling and shock and discomfort'' in his left arm, but now describes it as no big deal.
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