A fan's misguided attempt to catch a ball using a full cup of beer resulted in a soaked Ryan Braun
Let the following be a PSA for general ballpark protocol: If you notice a live baseball headed your direction, please use your best discretion. If you have a full cup of beer that you just paid for at the concession stand, it's probably not in your best interest to try and use that full cup of frothy suds as a makeshift glove.
If you do, it's likely to not work ... and, in the case of what happened in Sunday's Brewers-Mets game at Citi Field, may result in no souvenir baseball, a ruined cup of beer and a soaked opposing player -- in this case,
We know we're the Brewers but that doesn't mean we wanna bathe in 🍺you guys. pic.twitter.com/eWLcOBHzkm— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) April 28, 2019
That sequence resulted in the first career triple for Mets slugger
Pete Alonso on the fan that dropped his beer on Ryan Braun, allowing Alonso to come away with a triple:— Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) April 28, 2019
"If I could, I would have bought him a beer. The Mets need to get that guy a beer for sure." pic.twitter.com/FoRKZAa99g