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2 fans hit in face by foul

– A female spectator hit by a foul ball at the Marlins-Athletics game was taken to a hospital for evaluation.

The woman and another fan were both hit in the face by the ball, causing a 10-minute delay in play Sunday.

The foul off the bat of Oakland’s Nick Punto struck a woman sitting in the first row along the right-field line, then caromed and hit a man nearby.

The woman was conscious when she was placed in a wheelchair on the field and taken along the warning track to an exit in the right field corner. The man received treatment at the ballpark and was released.

Around the leagues

Oakland returned Josh Reddick to the 15-day disabled list after the outfielder aggravated a knee injury. Reddick had just been activated on Tuesday. … Milwaukee promoted Jeff Bianchi from Triple-A Nashville to fortify its bench after injuries to outfielder Carlos Gomez and shortstop Jean Segura. Bianchi began the season in Milwaukee before being sent down last month. He was hitting .276 with three homers and 14 RBI in the minors. … Arizona placed infielder Chris Owings on the 15-day disabled list (left shoulder strain) and selected the contract of infielder Nick Ahmed from Triple-A Reno.

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