One day after
accidentally swatting a home run over the fence against the
Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers outfielder Mikie Mahtook
had some more bad luck around the fence.
Against the Kansas City Royals on Monday, Mahtook smacked a deep
fly ball to left field that looked like a sure-fire home run.
Royals outfielder Alex Gordon, however, got to the fence in time,
patiently waited for his moment, jumped up, and robbed Mahtook of
the home run.
While the catch and timing were impressive, equally delightful
was Mahtook’s reaction as his face turned to horror at Gordon’s
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