Fan arrested after baby hit with spray of beer at Blue Jays game

Blue Jays centre-fielder Kevin Pillar helps the grounds crew pick up beer cans on the field after the Texas Rangers scored a controversial run during last week's Game 5. of the ALDS. (Chris Young/CP)

Toronto police have arrested a man after a baby was hit by the spray of a thrown beer can at the Blue Jays game Wednesday.

Police say the baby was with her mother in the front row of the Rogers Centre when the can was tossed their way.

Television cameras captured a teary woman holding her baby shortly after the incident.

Const. David Hopkinson says the baby wasn’t hit by the can and is OK.

He says charges are expected against the man but none had been laid as of late Wednesday night.

Fans tossed beer cans and other debris onto the field after a controversial call in the seventh inning that gave the Texas Rangers a short-lived lead. The Jays eventually won the game 6-3 to win their American League Division Series in five games.

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