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Braves reporter recovering after line drive hit her in the face

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ATLANTA (WXIA) -

A Braves field reporter is recovering after getting hit in the face with a line drive during the Atlanta Braves' loss to the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.

Kelsey Wingert, a reporter for FOX Sports, was hit in the seventh inning with the line drive while getting ready to do a report. Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera chopped a pitch foul off the plate foul and it hit Wingert in the dugout.

Wingert was taken to the hospital. She Tweeted a few hours later that she had a CAT scan, but was okay.

Early Saturday morning, Wingert said she suffered a fracture in her eye socket. She was able to go home.

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