Globe iconLogin iconRecap iconSearch iconTickets icon

Finn, the Las Vegas 51s' bat dog, may very well be the most efficient bat dog around these days

We'd like to introduce you to Finn. Young Finn has a very important task that he carries out for the Las Vegas 51s, the Mets' Triple-A affiliate that plays its home games at Cashman Field. 
Finn is exceptionally well behaved and impossibly good at what he does -- a testament to his trainer, Fred Hassen. 
Just look at this precision: 

He doesn't even drop the bat!

You know how pitchers often play long toss on the field before a game, loosening up by throwing a baseball long distances? Finn does that in his own way, warming up those legs as he sprints around like a champ:

All other bat dogs out there, may Finn's determination to the craft be a motivation.