PHOENIX — Baseball umpire Jim Joyce performed CPR on a stadium food service employee who had a seizure before Monday's game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and Miami Marlins.
"I knew something was wrong," Joyce told MLB.com. "And I knew if something wasn't done, this lady could actually die in front of me. It was more instinct than anything else."
Marlins bullpen coordinator Jeffrey Urgelles, a former firefighter and paramedic in the Miami-Dade County area, soon came to assist Joyce as well as the paramedics when they arrived on the scene.
The employee, Jayne Powers, was taken to a hospital and could be released later this week.