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Offerman ordered to pay nearly $1M

Updated: July 29, 2014, 9:48 PM ET
Associated Press

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- A minor league baseball player hit by former major leaguer Jose Offerman in a 2007 baseball bat attack won nearly $1 million in a lawsuit Tuesday, an attorney said.

A jury awarded $940,000 to former Bridgeport Bluefish catcher Johnathan Nathans, who had sought $4.8 million, his lawyer Josh Koskoff said. Nathans is still affected by a head injury he suffered in the attack, although he has made some recovery and is now an attorney in Portland, Maine, his lawyer said.

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