Almora later spoke to a security guard, who embraced him as they discussed the girl's status.
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The Astros said in a statement that the girl "was taken to the hospital" but did not say how she was doing. Houston sports radio station KMBE reported that she "is expected to be OK."
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In a tearful interview after the game, Almora told reporters that he was "at a loss of words."
"As soon as I hit it, the first person I locked eyes on was her," Almora said. "With God willing, I'll be able to have a relationship with this little girl for the rest of my life."
He added: "Being a father of two boys, I want to put a net around the whole stadium."
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