TV reporter is left with fractured eye socket after being hit by foul ball at ...

A TV reporter who covers the Atlanta Braves for Fox Sports South has suffered a fractured eye socket after she was hit by a foul ball at the team's home field in Georgia.

Kelsey Wingert was struck in the face on Friday night while standing in the camera well, past the Braves' first base dugout at SunTrust Park. 

Odubel Herrera of the Philadelphia Phillies grounded the foul ball in the seventh inning that hit her. 

Kelsey Wingert, a TV reporter who covers the Atlanta Braves for Fox Sports South, has suffered a fractured eye socket after she was hit by a foul ball at the team's home field in Georgia

Kelsey Wingert, a TV reporter who covers the Atlanta Braves for Fox Sports South, has suffered a fractured eye socket after she was hit by a foul ball at the team's home field in Georgia

Wingert was able to keep a good sense of humor about the mishap, interacting with fans as they showed support.

One fan tweeted: 'I'm imagining Kelsey sitting on her couch, a bag of frozen peas covering half her face watching the Braves game while calling sideline reporting in her jammies. Get well soon... we miss you already.'

To that, Wingert replied: 'This is horrifyingly accurate.' 

Wingert was able to keep a good sense of humor about the mishap, interacting with fans as they showed support

Wingert was able to keep a good sense of humor about the mishap, interacting with fans as they showed support

Fox Sports South said: 'We wish Kelsey the absolute best and look forward to having her back in the rotation very soon;' Wingert is seen here reporting on the Braves from the field

Fox Sports South said: 'We wish Kelsey the absolute best and look forward to having her back in the rotation very soon;' Wingert is seen here reporting on the Braves from the field

The Braves sent Wingert well wishes over social media on Saturday morning, tweeting, 'Wishing you a speedy recovery and we look forward to seeing you back

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