Astros ballboy knows how to field his position
Why let a little thing like a full deck of seats stand in the way of a great catch? That's what this Astros ballboy was thinking on Saturday night.
Late in a tie game between the Pirates and Astros at Minute Maid Park, Rod Barajas sent a foul ball off the facing of the upper deck down the left-field line. No matter -- the ballboy simply turned his body and stood his ground as if waiting for a fly ball to drop down into his glove. Which, actually, is kind of what happened.
And yes, the kid was all smiles when he sat back down on his stool. All in a day's work.