Umpire Shows Off Cat-Like Reflexes By Catching Bat Mid-Flip

August 17, 2018 at 8:48 am by Terez in MLB, Nick Castellanos

Tigers’ slugger Nick Castellanos hit a high fly ball in the first inning of a game against the Twins on Thursday and tossed his bat in the air on his follow-through. The ball would leave the yard for a home run, and home-plate umpire Manny Gonzalez took care of the bat. Least we know one MLB umpire is awake. – TO