Jamie McCourt Battles Infection

Dodger co-owner Jamie McCourt might have been permanently blinded in her right eye after contracting a bacterial infection last month. McCourt, 50, has been diagnosed with a corneal ulcer, a painful condition that has rendered her blind in her right eye, the Los Angeles Times reports.

She is believed to have contracted the disorder last month when bacteria infiltrated her eye during one of her daily swims. The ulcer has necessitated daily doctor visits and treatments, including hourly antibiotic eye drops. It is unknown if she will be able to regain full or partial vision.

"My doctors have taken a very aggressive treatment regimen in combating this infection," McCourt said in a statement. "I have no intention of allowing this condition to hinder my commitment to the team, and I hope to return to the ballpark by the next homestand."

Dodger vice president of communications Gary Miereanu said Jamie has maintained an active role in running the team from her home office in Holmby Hills.

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