Let's watch some Giants fans jump up and down trying to knock a ball off a net
We've seen some pretty impressive fan catches in our time. Barehanded catches, barehanded catches while holding beverages, barehanded catches while holding babies, even bucket hat catches. But what do they all have in common? Answer: The ball always comes right to them.
That was not the case for a group of Giants fans in the third inning of Monday's 8-5 loss to the Pirates. Brandon Belt ripped a ball out of the reach of Andrew McCutchen, and it bounced over the center field wall, landing on top of the netting there:
So what's a fan to do? Jump around like House of Pain taught you to until you get the ball. Or at least until some guy with a distinct height advantage gets it:
The fan in white at the bottom of the frame managed to reach over the net to grab the ball, as you can see in the video at the top of this post.