Video: Kids giving away foul balls is the new thing


For the second time in a week, we have video of kids giving a foul ball to another kid at Fenway:

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Maybe this will become the new thing in baseball: just giving foul balls or home run balls away?

Hahaha, yeah, I know. Crazy. Some old dude is still going to take an old ball to the game in his pocket to throw back after he snags a home run ball. Because baseballs are really hard to come by.

Dodgers sign OF Jason Heyward to minor league deal

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LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dodgers signed outfielder Jason Heyward to a minor league deal and invited him to spring training.

The 33-year-old was released by the Chicago Cubs earlier this offseason.

Heyward, who was injured at times last season, put up the worst offensive numbers of his career, batting .204 and with 10 RBIs and one home run in 137 plate appearances. However, he’s a valuable defender in the outfield.

The deal reunites Heyward with first baseman Freddie Freeman. They came up through the Atlanta Braves system and have remained friends ever since.

Heyward was a leader in the Cubs’ clubhouse, helping them win the 2016 World Series.