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Joe Maddon wants fans to pay attention in stands

Joe Maddon wants fans to pay attention in stands

From a screeching line drive into the lower first-base box seats to a flying baseball bat into the stands behind the third-base dugout, fans were in extreme peril Sunday at Wrigley Field. A female fan was struck by a line drive off the bat of the Cubs' Kyle Schwarber in the first inning. She was carried off on a stretcher and taken to a hospital. The team said she was conscious. Another fan appeared not to be injured when the bat slipped out of the hands of Cubs rookie Addison Russell. "That's awful," Cubs manager Joe Maddon said about the fan who was struck by the line drive. Asked for a solution to the issue of fan safety, Maddon replied: "Pay attention. I...

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