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A fan at Tropicana Field was struck in the face by a foul ball off the bat of Rays designated hitter Steven Souza in the seventh inning of Friday’s game against the White Sox.Souza fouled off a 97 mphChris Sale fastballtoward the Rays’ dugout on the first-base side.The ball went through a small opening in the netting in front of the camera well, striking the female fan near her left eye.FAGAN: Way past time to extend protective nettingSouza was clearly distraught and struck out three pitches later to end the inning. The start of the eighth inning was delayed as medical staff tended to the Melky Cabrera Jersey woman. Souza went into the stands to check on her before she was placed onto a stretcher and taken to an area hospital.Woman at #Rays game tended to by medical staff after getting struck by a foul ball off bat of Steven https://www.royalsedges.com/kansas-city-royals/jason-vargas-jersey Souza. #MLB pic.twitter.com/qGWi8tIiWN Ron Clements (@Ron_Clements) April 16, 2016#Rays Souza Jr. after checking on the fan he hit with a foul ball in the 7th. #MLB #baseball pic.twitter.com/ZhkwY0eIHr Will Vragovic (@willvrag) April 16, 2016Fan hit by a foul ball off #Rays Souza taken out of the stands on a stretcher. pic.twitter.com/p8h6SmmYRf Will Vragovic (@willvrag) April 16, 2016The Rays have not provided anupdateon the fan’s condition.UPDATE: The woman was taken to an area hospital, per the Tampa Bay Times:Fan struck by ball at #Rays game still being evaluated at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg. Officials say likely won’t be any more info tonite Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) April 16, 2016The fan’s injury came after Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier and second baseman Logan Forsythe both left Friday’s game following afourth-inning collision. The Rays said Forsythe has abruised left hip andlower leg injury.Kiermaier is still being evaluated.The White Sox won 1-0 on Melky Cabrera’s RBI single in the top of the ninth inning.UPDATE: Souza the woman responsiveas she was receiving medical attention:#Rays Souza said fan struck by ballhttps://www.royalsedges.com/kansas-city-royals/melky-cabrera-jersey“was able to talk to me and say a few things, but never a good sight to see.” Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) April 16, 2016