These great catches transformed the Nationals Park stands into a highlight reel
The off-field action in Wednesday night's Braves-Nationals game got underway in the top of the first inning when Braves third baseman
Having brought his glove to the park, this fan came to play. His glove and his leap may well have saved less-equipped fans from ducking for cover.
The spectacular off-field catches didn't end in the first. Rio Ruiz returned to the plate in the 5th inning and, once again, hit a hard line drive foul toward the left-field corner. This one was on track for a kid enjoying an evening snack ... until the ballgirl intervened.
Sure, she was just doing her job. But, she did it well.
The Braves ultimately won, 13-2, but the folks off the diamond put on their own show.