For Pete's Sake

Oakland ballboy who snagged Christian Colon’s liner has history of great plays

One of the better catches from the Royals’ 3-2 loss at Oakland on Sunday came from the ballboy by the Royals’ bullpen.

The bullpen is down the right-field line, and the A’s ballboy made a leaping grab of a ball hit by Royals second baseman Christian Colon:

I’m pretty sure that same guy (it’s either him or the A’s employ left-handers) made this great play in front of the Detroit Tigers’ bullpen a year ago:

Not to be outdone, the ballboy down the left-field line made this diving stop last year:

The Royals lost to the Athletics 3-2 on Sunday as Oakland rallied with runs in the seventh and eighth innings.

Pete Grathoff: 816-234-4330, @pgrathoff