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Pirates fan makes one-handed leaping snag on Brandon Crawford's grand slam

Image via Madison Gritsch, Real-Time Correspondent

With the baseball world still reveling in the Royals-Athletics chaos of Tuesday night, the Pirates and Giants teed off Wednesday's NL Wild Card game with ... three scoreless innings. 

But then Pablo Sandoval led off the top of the fourth with his second hit of the game. Hunter Pence followed with a single of his own and Brandon Belt turned an 0-2 count into a walk to load the bases with no outs. That's when shortstop Brandon Crawford came to the dish ...


Yup, that's a grand slam to break a scoreless tie in a win-or-go-home postseason game. Kinda clutch.

Equally impressive was the Pirates fan who hauled in the grand slam ball as a souvenir. The kid rears back, leaps and snags the thing out of thin air with a single bare hand, corralling it with only a slight bobble.


Someone's got to have an Arizona Fall League spot for that guy, right?