Brett Gardner caught the third out and tossed it to a fan -- er, Adam Jones, standing in the Orioles bullpen
"Give the ball to a fan!" is something you often hear at the ballpark -- but "Give the ball to an opposing player!" is not.
That may not really be a thing, but don't tell that to
In the second game of Monday's doubleheader between the Yankees and Orioles in Baltimore, Gardner made a nice running grab to end the second inning. Before jogging off the field, he headed over toward the outfield fence and tossed the ball to the crowd -- er, to
It's always great to see a big leaguer make a young fan's day. pic.twitter.com/zUGf2KjF4f— Cut4 (@Cut4) July 10, 2018
We sometimes see relievers in the bullpen catch home run balls on the fly, but this? This is rather unique. Maybe it will become a thing after all ...
As you'll see in the clip atop this post, Jones also spent some of his free evening catching warmup tosses from reliever
Why not, right?