Fan at Cubs-Pirates Game Hit in the Head By Foul Ball

It isn’t exactly breaking news when a foul ball at a baseball game strikes a fan. Expectedly, it happens quite often. However, at tonight’s Cubs-Pirates game, a fan was hit in the head by a foul ball off the bat of Starlin Castro while trying to find her seat — behind home plate.

You can see the scary moment unfold in the Vine above.

If you’re wondering how this could possibly happen, ESPN’s Jesse Rogers has the details:

She was standing up with the back of her head up against the screen and got hit hard by foul ball

— Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) April 21, 2015

A scary moment here in the 2nd as a fan is hit with a foul ball. Our thoughts and prayers are with her tonight.

— Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) April 21, 2015

She was taken off by stretcher:

Fan taken off on a stretcher…game starting up again…hopefully it isn't too serious. 1-0 Pirates Top 2

— Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) April 21, 2015

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