LOS ANGELES (AP) — A grandmother celebrating her 79th birthday and 59th wedding anniversary at a game at Dodger Stadium last August died four days after being hit in the head by a foul ball.Linda Goldbloom’s death Aug. 29 was ruled an accident by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner. She was in the stands Aug. 25 when a ball hit by a San Diego Padres player sailed over protected netting and struck Goldbloom.She died at L.A. County-USC Medical Center. The cause of death was acute intracranial hemorrhage with history of blunt force trauma as the secondary cause http://www.padresfanproshop.com/authentic-randy-jones-jersey
, the online coroner’s report said.“A very hard, low trajectory line drive came up and hit her in the head,” her husband, Erwin Goldbloom, told KNBC-TV in an interview broadcast Monday. “We loved each other very much.”The Dodgers said in a statement they were “deeply saddened” by Goldbloom’s death and the “matter has been resolved between the Dodgers and the Goldbloom family.” The team told The Associated Press there would be no further comment for now.“They offered to pay the funeral expenses, but then we filed a lawsuit for wrongful death and that’s when we had the mediation,” Erwin Goldbloom said. “It was settled.”He didn’t disclose further details of the settlement.ESPN initially reported Goldbloom’s death. The Dodgers did not publicly announce her death or what caused it until contacted by the network.According to ESPN’s report Johnny Manziel Jersey
, television coverage of the game didn’t follow the flight of the ball or show where it ended up.Goldbloom was a mother of three children and grandmother of seven. Daughter Jana Brody told ESPN she hopes to have a fund established in her mother’s memory to help victims of such accidents and their families.For the first time last season, all 30 major league ballparks expanded protective netting that reached to at least the far ends of each dugout. The push for expansion increased in 2017 after a series of spectator injuries. A look at what’s happening around the majors today:LOSING GROUNDStruggling Seattle turns to ace James Paxton as it opens a series against AL West-leading Houston. The Mariners have lost seven of nine overall and three of Paxton’s past four starts dating to July 7. Paxton (9-5, 3.51) will oppose Justin Verlander (11-6, 2.19), who struck out 14 last time out in a 2-1 win over the Dodgers. Seattle is eight games back of the Astros and also chasing Oakland in the AL wild-card race.RICK ROLLINGRick Porcello starts for Boston against Toronto coming off an astounding game against the Yankees. Porcello (14-4, 3.84) carved up New York, completing nine innings of one-hit ball on just 86 pitches in a 4-1 victory. The only blemish on his stat line was a homer allowed to Miguel Andujar. Porcello http://www.padresfanproshop.com/authentic-wil-myers-jersey
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