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Young fan hit in head by foul ball

A boy was taken to an Atlanta hospital after being struck in the head with a foul ball in the seventh inning.

Milwaukee leadoff hitter Carlos Gomez lined a pitch into the stands along the first-base line behind the Atlanta dugout. Pitcher Julio Teheran heard the child get hit and crouched down on the mound in obvious anguish. Gomez also looked toward the stands with concern. Someone in the Braves dugout threw a towel into the stands, but the boy did not appear to be bleeding.

The child was hustled up the aisle by medical personnel. The Braves said he was "conscious and talkative" while being treated at Turner Field, before he was transported to a hospital.

No other details were immediately released.

"The team and all of Braves Country have him in our thoughts and prayers," the team said in a statement.

Teheran was clearly shaken by the incident, though he bounced back to pitch a six-hitter. Atlanta beat the Brewers 5-0.

"That was scary for me," Teheran said. "I knew it hit somebody. It was a fast and hard. No one had a chance to get out of the way."

He sent his best wishes to the child.

"If anyone knows him, please let him know I hope he's fine," Teheran said.

Yovani Gallardo left Tuesday's game in the fourth inning after twisting his left ankle jumping for a high chopper up the middle, extending his winless streak to more than six weeks.

X-rays were negative. He is day-to-day with a sprained ankle.

"We'll see about the next start," manager Ron Roenicke said. "It's questionable."

The Associated Press contributed to this article.