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Yankees minor league manager Rachel Balkovec injured by ball

Rachel Balkovec, hired by the New York Yankees as the first woman to manage a minor league affiliate of a Major League Baseball team, was hit in the face by a batted ball during a drill and will be sidelined for up to a week. The 34-year-old Balkovec didn’t sustain a concussion but has facial swelling, the Yankees said Wednesday. “All things considered, I feel very fortunate,” Balkovec said in a statement.

Source: Yahoo Sports

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