Astros security guard collapses, hospitalized

Man responsive after being carted off on stretcher during Biggio ceremony

Astros security guard collapses, hospitalized

HOUSTON -- An on-field security guard collapsed along the right-field line during pregame ceremonies honoring Hall of Famer Craig Biggio on Saturday at Minute Maid Park. The Astros later announced the man was responsive and taken to a local hospital for further evaluation.

The incident occurred just as the ceremony started and attracted many first-responders, including Astros head trainer Nate Lucero. The man was carted off the field on a stretcher.

Chandler Rome is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.