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Jesse Winker clubbed a no-doubt homer after a fist-bump with a fan in right field

Fans at baseball games love to scream and shout at their favorite players. It's just a thing sports fans do. We don't usually, however, get much of a reaction from players -- they're in "game mode," after all. It's all about focus and getting the job done, not waving to each and every fan that makes a fuss from the stands.

In Monday's Brewers-Reds game at Great American Ball Park, however, an exchange took place between Reds right fielder Jesse Winker and a fan beyond the outfield fence that qualifies as some top-tier fan/player interaction. After the second out of the inning brought Winker within a few strides of the wall, he and a fan had a brief chat.

The fan offered Winker his beer, but Jesse obviously couldn't indulge. Instead, he thrust his fist into the air and the two exchanged fist-bumps, which means they're best friends now:

Powered by the bond he now holds with that man in the stands, Winker then came up in the bottom of the inning and crushed an opposite-field homer to tie the game:

Fist-bumps: they work.