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On-the-ball fan saves the day and catches a bat that flew into the stands in mid-air

It's important to pay attention to baseball games. That's true in general, but especially for baseball games that are taking place right in front of you, as you watch them in-person from the stands.

Case in point: This fan in attendance for the Giants-Nationals matchup in DC on Friday. When a bat slipped out of Jake Peavy's hands and made its way into the stands, he leapt into action and snatched the bat right out of the air, saving his date sitting next to him and earning a hero's kiss on the cheek.

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A drizzly game makes for slick bats. Thankfully, this fan was on-the-ball. Or on-the-bat, actually.