Brian Snitker dodged a foul ball -- but not without a priceless reaction
The Braves defeated the Phillies, 8-3, on Thursday night, reducing their magic number to four. Atlanta is now 6 1/2 games ahead of the Phillies and are holding on to the first place spot in the National League East. With that great news, it's easy to imagine how excited Braves manager Brian Snitker must be ... even after a moment of being a bit scared.
In the bottom of the eighth inning, a foul ball from
Freeman watched the entire thing from the batter's box, and of course, Snitker brushed it off as if nothing occurred.
You know what they say: If you can dodge a ball ...
OK so that's not quite how it goes, but you get the idea.
Jessica Kleinschmidt is an associate editorial producer for Cut4 (oh that sounds fancy). She has covered baseball for half a decade.