Joey Gallo's monster homer gave a faraway Rangers fan an unexpected souvenir
Then on Tuesday night against the Indians and
Waiting around that spot was the happy benefactor of Gallo's colossal shot: Lily Rodriguez of Fort Worth, Texas.
Photo via Mary Adger Bowen / MLB.com Real-Time Correspondent
When Rodriguez went to Globe Life Park for the game, she did not at all expect that she might catch a homer. Given where exactly Gallo's homer landed, that's not a surprise.
OMG gallo's HR landed here pic.twitter.com/cJpQEHeH9a— nick (@nick_pants) April 5, 2017
Not exactly "bring-your-glove" territory.
However, Rodriguez was ready when Gallo sent the Carrasco offering deep into the Texas night.
It was a lucky night for Rodriguez, who said that Gallo was one of her favorite players.
The young slugger doesn't seem to know his own strength either. In a postgame interview with MLB.com's T.R. Sullivan, he said, "I kinda figured it was going to be a home run, but then the right fielder was looking up like he didn't see it, and I was like 'Did I not hit it as good as I thought I did?' So, you just never know."
Oh we knew, Joey. We knew.