Fan at Boston Red Sox game seriously injured by broken bat, ‘bleeding profusely’

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BOSTON — A fan at Friday evening’s game between the Boston Red Sox and Oakland Athletics was injured when she was struck by a bat, according to multiple media reports.

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Facing Red Sox starter Wade Miley, Athletics third baseman Brett Lawrie broke his bat and a shard flew into the stands.

Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston wrote that the fan was “bleeding pretty profusely.”

The woman was taken away on a stretcher by medics.

According to the Boston Globe, the woman was struck in the head by the shard and sustained life-threatening injuries.

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