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Ball boy's great catch was followed by a standing ovation from the players

Things hadn’t been going while until this…

THE BALL BOY protecting the Tampa Bay Rays bullpen was having a rough night until he came through with a spectacular catch which was followed by a standing ovation from the players.

In a previous inning, the ball boy, whose job is to keep foul balls from hitting the relievers that might be busy doing other things, missed a ground ball that ricocheted off two of the relievers…

But then, one pitch after booting a second groundball, Matt Joyce hit a screaming line-drive that looked like a heat-seeking missile heading right for the bullpen. The young man leapt up and made the grab as the much older relievers scattered in fear. Here’s the video…

YouTube: MLB

The ball boy, who appeared a bit frustrated for missing the earlier ball, took the entire scene in stride and earned both a standing ovation from the players and a chat with the sideline reporter, Todd Kalas…

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