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Cubs' Colvin hospitalized after being impaled by bat
September 19, 2010 1:59 PM | No Comments | BREAKING STORY

By Paul Sullivan

MIAMI -- Tyler Colvin is in stable condition at a local hospital after being impaled in his upper left chest by a piece of broken bat during Sunday's game at Sun Life Stadium.

Colvin was scoring from third on Welington Castillo's RBI double when a piece if bat hit him in his chest. He was transported to the Ryder Trauma Unit of Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, where X-rays are being taken and the wound is being sutured.

There was no immediate word on the depth of the wound, though it was only a few inches from his heart and could've been much more serious.

The Cubs said there was minimal external bleeding. Colvin may remain in the hospital overnight for tests, and there's a possibility he will be shut down for the season, though it's too soon for any decision
Cubs' Colvin hospitalized after being impaled by bat - Chicago Breaking Sports