Brandon Belt promised a cancer survivor he’d hit a home run for her. And then he did.

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Brandon Belt is on a rehab assignment at San Jose. Before the game on¬†Friday night, a 12-year-old cancer survivor threw out the first pitch of the game. Belt met her and promised that he’d hit a home run for her. And then he went and did the damn thing. From the Mercury News:

Lyndsey Dworkin woke up Saturday morning, climbed out of bed and asked her mom a question.

“Did that all really happen last night?” she wondered. “Otherwise, I just had the craziest dream.”

It was real, her mom assured her. Every magical moment.

Brandon Belt really did tell the 12-year-old cancer survivor that he would hit a home run for her at the San Jose Giants game. And Belt really did deliver in the first inning, blasting a towering shot over the right-field fence at Municipal Stadium.

Belt has promised Lyndsey that he’s going to invite her to AT&T Park when he gets off the disabled list. Which, I assume, is a much easier promise to carry out.

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