Todd Frazier made what looked like an incredible diving catch into the stands against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night.
Third base umpire Mark Wegner signaled for the out after the New York Mets third baseman held up the baseball — the only problem was the ball was a rubber one Frazier grabbed from a fan. Nobody seemed to notice, however, and the Mets went on to win, 4-2.
Speaking to reporters Wednesday, Frazier admitted to tricking the umpire with the fake ball.
Who can blame Frazier for wanting to have a little fun this season? Considering the Mets are in the midst of a less-than-spectacular season, we think we’ll let this one slide.
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