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Astros coach helps security with unruly fan

Bjornson responds when patron jumps into bullpen in 10th
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LOS ANGELES -- Astros bullpen coach Craig Bjornson sprung into action to help subdue a fan who jumped the railing and landed in the visiting bullpen at Dodger Stadium in the 10th inning of the Astros' 7-6, 11-inning win in Game 2 of the World Series presented by YouTube TV.

Astros pitcher Luke Gregerson, who was in the bullpen, said the fan had been yelling at a Dodger Stadium security guard that he wanted to fight him. When he jumped the railing and landed in the bullpen, a security guard and Bjornson held him until more help arrived.

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LOS ANGELES -- Astros bullpen coach Craig Bjornson sprung into action to help subdue a fan who jumped the railing and landed in the visiting bullpen at Dodger Stadium in the 10th inning of the Astros' 7-6, 11-inning win in Game 2 of the World Series presented by YouTube TV.

Astros pitcher Luke Gregerson, who was in the bullpen, said the fan had been yelling at a Dodger Stadium security guard that he wanted to fight him. When he jumped the railing and landed in the bullpen, a security guard and Bjornson held him until more help arrived.

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"By the time he jumped out, our bullpen coach grabbed him and held on," Gregerson said. "The security guard grabbed him, another security guard grabbed him, and then 20 more came in and jumped on top of him. That was all she wrote."

Bjornson wasn't available for comment.

Brian McTaggart has covered the Astros since 2004, and for MLB.com since 2009. Follow @brianmctaggart on Twitter.

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