Yoenis Cespedes just took a fan out diving into the stands
Everyone appears to be healthy and fine so we can now talk about how funny this looked.
Top of the eighth inning, Marlins vs. Mets. Yoenis Cespedes in left field. A foul ball is hit and heads for the stands. Cespedes comes over and looks for a second like he’s going to let it go, but then realizes that it’s maybe reachable. Rather than just reach in, however, he leaps. And takes the dude in the sunglasses out with his knee/thigh:
Cespedes stayed in the stands for a second and a trainer came out, but both Yo and the fan seemed fine. A moment later the fan was busy on his cell phone, no doubt getting texts from everyone he knows, asking what it feels like to get run over by a big muscular outfielder.
I’m assuming video of this will be up on MLB.com soon. We’ll snag it when it’s available.