"It is with profound sadness that I share with you that my continued battle with esophageal cancer is coming to an end. With the continued love and support of my wife, Nita, I have exhausted all options with respect to controlling this awful disease. My illness has progressed beyond my doctors' expectation of cure.
"I have spent the past decade of my life promoting hospice care and educating people on its benefits. I am very comfortable taking this next step and experiencing the compassionate care that hospice provides.
"I am comforted by the fact that I am surrounded by my family and friends. I thank you for the outpouring of concern, prayers and encouragement that you have shown me. I look forward to spending my final days in comfort and peace with Nita by my side."
|Chicago Cubs - WP: B. Parker||6||FINAL|
|Cincinnati - LP: J. Hoover||4|
|Philadelphia||7||Bottom 8th Inning|
|Oakland||1||Top 5th Inning|
|Chicago WSox||1||Bottom 3rd Inning|
|Washington - G. Gonzalez||6:05 PM|
|Baltimore - W. Chen|
|NY Yankees - D. Phelps||6:05 PM|
|Cleveland - T. House|
|Atlanta - A. Harang||6:10 PM|
|NY Mets - B. Colon|
|Pittsburgh - E. Volquez||6:15 PM|
|St. Louis - S. Miller|
|LA Angels - H. Santiago||7:05 PM|
|Texas - C. Lewis|
|Detroit - D. Smyly||7:10 PM|
|Kansas City - J. Guthrie|
|San Diego - O. Despaigne||9:10 PM|
|Los Angeles - C. Kershaw|
|Minnesota - Y. Pino||9:10 PM|
|Seattle - T. Wilhelmsen|
|Winnipeg||7/11/14 6:00 PM|
|Ottawa||7/11/14 9:00 PM|
|Calgary||7/12/14 5:30 PM|
|Brt Columbia||7/12/14 8:30 PM|
|Edmonton||7/17/14 7:30 PM|
|Toronto||7/18/14 6:00 PM|
|Hamilton||7/18/14 9:00 PM|
|Montreal||7/19/14 6:00 PM|
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