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Kid bests Major Leaguer to catch foul ball

September 14, 2019

Reds phenom Aristides Aquino met his match on Friday night while chasing down a foul ball at Chase Field. Leading off the bottom of the second inning, D-backs second baseman Wilmer Flores lifted a foul ball down the right-field line. Aquino ranged into foul territory and reached into the stands,

Reds phenom Aristides Aquino met his match on Friday night while chasing down a foul ball at Chase Field.

Leading off the bottom of the second inning, D-backs second baseman Wilmer Flores lifted a foul ball down the right-field line. Aquino ranged into foul territory and reached into the stands, but another young standout ended up with the ball.

As Aquino leaned over the padding on the wall, the ball barely eluded his glove and a kid in the first row made the snag. The future Gold Glover was unfazed, sitting back down without fanfare with his hard-earned souvenir.

The Reds would go on to win the contest, 4-3.