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Woman sues Astros over T-shirt cannon injury

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A woman filed suit against the Houston Astros, alleging a T-shirt cannon fired by the team's mascot broke her finger last season.

Jennifer Harughty is seeking more than $1 million through the suit.

She claims the mascot, named Orbit, "shattered" her left index finger by firing a T-shirt through a "bazooka style" cannon into the stands.

Astros officials said the team "aware of the lawsuit with allegations regarding Orbit's T-shirt launcher. We do not agree with the allegations. The Astros will continue to use fan popular T-shirt launchers during games. As this is an ongoing legal matter, we will have no further comment on this matter."

Read more from The Associated Press.


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