The Reds' Eugenio Suarez gave some Dodgers fans grief for wearing the wrong cap at the ballpark
At games, we hold players in deep reverence. Their ambivalence to our presence is what gives them the mythical status we apply to them, as if they're able to just ignore tens of thousands of fans cheering (or jeering) them from the stands. But when a player breaks the fourth wall, so to speak, it can be a bit surreal.
Dodgers fans travel well. There's even an organized group of fans that follows the team around the league on road trips -- so it's not uncommon to see blue blanketed in the crowd in stadiums where there otherwise isn't an abundance of it.
This all came to a head in the sixth inning of the Dodgers' 6-0 win over the Reds in Cincinnati on Friday night. Ranging over by the box seats chasing a foul ball,
Pick on someone your own size, Eugenio. 😂 pic.twitter.com/jncyvJikrG— Cut4 (@Cut4) May 18, 2019
It's easy to imagine the message here. "You're wearing the wrong cap, kid!" or something to that effect, all meant in fun of course.
Across the infield,
Adrian Garro joined MLB.com in 2016. Throughout his travels, both Bartolo Colon and Vin Scully have placed their hands on his shoulders. Not at the same time, though. That'd be amazing.