Major League Baseball Umpire's Use of CPR Helps Save Woman's Life

August 22, 2012 Updated Aug 22, 2012 at 3:59 PM EDT

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Major League Baseball Umpire's Use of CPR Helps Save Woman's Life

August 22, 2012 Updated Aug 22, 2012 at 3:59 PM EDT

Balls, strikes and saving a life.

According to a story from MLB.com, a Major League Baseball umpire's actions helped save a woman's life before Monday night's game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Miami Marlins in Phoenix.

Veteran umpire Jim Joyce performed CPR on a Diamondbacks employee who had a medical incident before the game. The woman was taken to an area hospital where she regained consciousness, according to the MLB.com report.

Read the story from MLB.com HERE.