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This undated family photo shows Matt Fortese, a Maryland man who was hurt in a fight during a Baltimore Orioles game on May 29. Fortese has moved to a rehab facility, and his lawyers on Monday, June 17, 2013, said they are looking for anyone who may have witnessed the exchange. Police say Fortese was punched in the head and fell off a 5-foot wall onto a concrete walkway while attending a May 29 Orioles home game against the Washington Nationals. (AP Photo/Fortese Family via KCM Communications)

This undated family photo shows Matt Fortese, a Maryland man who was hurt in a fight during a Baltimore Orioles game on May 29. Fortese has moved to a rehab facility, and his lawyers on Monday, June 17, 2013, said they are looking for anyone who may have witnessed the exchange. Police say Fortese was punched in the head and fell off a 5-foot wall onto a concrete walkway while attending a May 29 Orioles home game against the Washington Nationals. (AP Photo/Fortese Family via KCM Communications)

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