Matt Chapman stole a foul ball from the grasps of a disappointed group of young Red Sox fans
So many possibilities open up the moment a baseball is fouled into the sky toward your direction. Maybe you'll catch it! You'll have such a great story to tell your friends and family, you'll have a free souvenir to remember this day forever and so much more.
It looked like one of the young Red Sox fans along the third-base line during Wednesday afternoon's 7-3 win over the A's would be able to realize this possibility.
However, the kids might not have taken the A's third baseman into consideration. His name is
... and basically snatched it right out of their hands.
Tough break for those guys to be sitting so close to a Platinum Glove award winner. The surprise and despair etched on their faces just say it all:
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Andrew Mearns is a writer for Cut4 whose baseball obsession was born from the shattered dreams of Mike Mussina's perfect game attempt in 2001. He has a startling memory of World Series highlights that barely functions as a party trick.