CINCINNATI — The Reds may need misplaced one other sport, however at the very least followers at Great American Ball Park had the possibility to see one superb play.
A father caught a foul ball from Padres catcher Luis Campusano with one hand whereas bottle-feeding his baby throughout the fifth inning of the 9-6 loss.
“Catching a foul ball while bottle-feeding the baby… just dad things,” the Reds posted on Twitter.
Bally Sports Ohio broadcaster Jim Day interviewed the dad, Jacob Kingsley, alongside his spouse Jordan and son Shepherd.
“(Shepherd) probably didn’t even know it was happening, but this will be a great memory to share with him,” Jacob Kingsley mentioned. “It’s his first Reds game, so we have the certificate there too and so it’ll be awesome.”
Jordan Kingsley mentioned she had been reminding her husband to look out for foul balls all sport, ensuring their son would not get hit.
“He took the job seriously,” Jordan Kingsley mentioned. “Baby’s happy, I’m happy and I’m just impressed.”
The couple mentioned their family and friends had been texting them as quickly as he caught the ball.
“Definitely some bragging rights there, too,” Jacob Kingsley mentioned.
Kingsley’s catch got here after a brutal begin by Reds pitcher Reiver Sanmartin. The 26-year-old allowed 9 earned runs on eight hits within the first 4 innings.
Second baseman Jonathan India returned to the lineup after a hamstring damage, scoring within the fifth. Outfielder Nick Senzel hit his first residence run of the season within the ninth. The Reds are actually 3-14.