Woman injured by broken bat at Fenway now in fair condition

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Life-Threatening Injury to Fan Hit by Bat at Fenway
BOSTON (AP) — A woman struck by a flying bat at Fenway Park has been upgraded to fair condition.

Tonya Carpenter had been listed in serious condition at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston since she was hit in the head during a game between the Red Sox and Oakland Athletics on Friday night.

A family statement released by the hospital Monday also said she is responsive. The statement thanks "everyone for their continued support," including fans at Fenway Park, emergency responders and police, and her care team at the hospital.

Friends of 44-year-old Carpenter started an online fundraiser for her Sunday on the gofundme.com site, to help with her expenses. About $5,100 had been raised by Monday afternoon.

Carpenter was at the game with her young son and a friend.

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BOSTON, MA - JUNE 5: A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
BOSTON - JUNE 5: Medical personnel remove a fan injured by a broken bat in the second inning. The Boston Red Sox take on the Oakland Athletics in Game 1 of a three game series at Fenway Park. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON - JUNE 5: Medical personnel remove a fan injured by a broken bat in the second inning. Larry Lucchino, President and CEO of the Boston Red Sox was also on the scene. The Boston Red Sox take on the Oakland Athletics in Game 1 of a three game series at Fenway Park. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON - JUNE 5: Medical personnel remove a fan injured by a broken bat in the second inning. The Boston Red Sox take on the Oakland Athletics in Game 1 of a three game series at Fenway Park. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON - JUNE 5: Medical personnel remove a fan injured by a broken bat in the second inning. The Boston Red Sox take on the Oakland Athletics in Game 1 of a three game series at Fenway Park. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 5: A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 5: A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Boston Red Sox medical personnel tend to a woman, who with was hit by a wooden shard, off a broken bat of Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie, in the second inning during a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, June 5, 2015. The game stopped as the woman was taken from the stands on a stretcher down the first base line to a waiting ambulance. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
A fan, who was accidentally hit in the head with a broken bat by Oakland Athletics' Brett Lawrie, is helped from the stands during a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, June 5, 2015. The game was stopped while they wheeled her down the first base line. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
A fan is attended to by medical staff after she was hit by a broken bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics in the second inning at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Fans observe a moment of silence before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics, at Fenway Park in Boston, Saturday, June 6, 2015, in the area of the stands where a woman was hit and seriously injured by a broken bat during Friday's game. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 5: People gather where a woman was seriously injured by a broken base bat during a game between the Boston Red Sox and the Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park on June 5, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
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