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Fan at Astros game taken to hospital

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HOUSTON -- A male fan laid unresponsive for more than 10 minutes in the stands before the Astros' 6-4 victory over the D-backs on Friday and was transported from Minute Maid Park to a local hospital, according to an Astros spokesman.

The fan was surrounded by paramedics and first responders, who appeared to be giving him chest compressions before he was transported.

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HOUSTON -- A male fan laid unresponsive for more than 10 minutes in the stands before the Astros' 6-4 victory over the D-backs on Friday and was transported from Minute Maid Park to a local hospital, according to an Astros spokesman.

The fan was surrounded by paramedics and first responders, who appeared to be giving him chest compressions before he was transported.

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An ambulance and fire truck were seen just outside the park waiting to transport the man.

The Astros released a statement:

"Prior to this evening's game, medical personnel transported a fan from Minute Maid Park to the hospital. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family."

Chandler Rome is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

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