Safety net saves fan, but not beer

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Safety net saves fan, but not beer

Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:50 am

In the top of the second inning of Tuesday night’s Reds-Nationals game, Reds rookie sensation Aristides Aquino took a mighty cut at a high Joe Ross fastball and scalded it straight back into the backstop net. The net caught the ball, of course, which was good news for a Nationals fan seated in the third row behind the plate, who otherwise would’ve taken Aquino’s foul shot to the stomach. The news was less good for her beer and her t-shirt, both of which paid dearly for her jumpy reflexes.

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in her defense, even knowing the net is there will not prevent a beer killing flinch with a shot headed at you
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Re: Safety net saves fan, but not beer

Wed Aug 14, 2019 8:39 am

Aquino's got one of the most unique swings I've seen in a long time.



He kind of stands askew until the pitcher begins his motion, then shimmies into a normal stance. It's all a matter of timing and when he gets it right he crushes.
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