Here's to what may end up being legitimately good news following an authentically horrible situation. After Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora Jr. hit a foul ball into the seats that struck a young fan at Minute Maid Park Wednedsay night, many feared the worst. But now, reports suggest that saying that the victim -- a female infant -- is conscious and alert.
Will wait for official word from the Astros but hearing positive things about the child that was hit by the foul ball. Cross your fingers.— Jesse Rogers (@ESPNChiCubs) May 30, 2019
Hopefully, what Cubs reporter Jesse Rogers heard is as true as can be. The Houston Astros' park became stunned silent when the ball hit the fan, and Almora himself also visibly, painfully shaken by the incident.
Almora went to the section where the foul ball landed and shared an emotional moment with a security guard in the vicinity. His emotions truly said it all.
The thoughts and prayers of everyone will be with the child and family tonight as we all hope for a speedy recovery.