NEW YORK (AP) _ Darryl Strawberry, once projected to released from Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center as early as Sunday, is expected to remain hospitalized for at least two more days.
``He probably will be discharged in the next couple of days,″ said Jaime Gill, the administrator on duty Sunday at Columbia-Presbyterian. She said the cancer-stricken New York Yankees slugger remained in stable condition.
A 16-inch portion of 36-year-old outfielder’s large intestine was removed during a three-hour operation Oct. 3 to get rid of a 2 1/2-inch cancerous tumor that nearly obstructed his intestine.
Dr. Stuart Hershon, the Yankees’ team physician, told The New York Times that Strawberry was ``still weak″ and ``needs to get his strength.″
``He’ll go home when he’s ready,″ Hershon said.