BOSTON (AP) — A woman hit by a foul ball at Fenway Park during Friday night's Red Sox-New York Yankees game is recovering at home after getting three dozen stitches in her forehead.
Stephanie Wapenski, a Red Sox fan from Massachusetts, was sitting along the third base line with her fiance, a Yankees fan who proposed to her last year at ballpark. They live in Branford, Connecticut.
Wapenski says she was paying attention, but had no time to react when Yankees' shortstop Didi Gregorius hit the ball in the fifth inning. She told The Boston Globe, "It was like it knew who I was and had a vendetta."
Gregorius sent her one of his bats.
Last month, another woman was hospitalized several days after she was hit in the face by a broken bat at Fenway.