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 Freddie Freeman was hit toward the Braves' dugout. And while Snitker was at the top of the steps observing, this happened:
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.