Matt Chapman hurdled Gatorade jugs and landed in the dugout after a great running catch
In the A's 6-5 win over the Twins on Sunday, the 24-year-old hit a game-tying two-run double in the bottom of the eighth after a lengthy at-bat that saw him foul off several pitches. In the top of the ninth, he retired
Then, after the game headed to extra innings, he ranged over toward the A's dugout pursuing a popup, saw the Gatorade jugs getting closer and closer, and ... just hurdled them like it was no big deal:
And all of this came two days after Chapman speared a hard grounder from
"I was aware that they were coming up and I kind of just planned in my head that, 'Well, I either barrel into them or jump over them. I went with jumping over them."
Manager Bob Melvin also weighed in on the moment:
"I don't know how Chapman got over the coolers and under the dugout, but he said he knew, once he got close, what he was going to do. Pretty athletic kid."
Have a weekend, Chapman.