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Child OK After Being Hit By Bat At Cubs Game

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Giancarlo Stanton. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Giancarlo Stanton. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

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(CBS) An unidentified child is OK after he was hit by Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton’s bat during in the top of the sixth inning in today’s Cubs-Marlins game at Wrigley Field.

While swinging at a pitch from Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija, Stanton lost his grip and sent his wooden bat flying into the stands.

The bat then hit a boy, who was rushed out of his seat by medical personnel.

The child later returned to the game, suffering only a bruised elbow.

The boy’s father also suffered a bruised elbow after trying to shield his son from the wayward bat.

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