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Minor League Outfielder Makes Nice Running Catch, Falls Through Outfield Fence

via Birmingham Barons
Kyle NewportFeatured ColumnistAugust 19, 2014

It looks like someone forgot to lock the fence.

Outfielder Michael Earley of the Birmingham Barons (Double-A affiliate of the Chicago White Sox) did a great job of tracking down a fly ball on the run. Unfortunately for him, when he tried to stop his momentum by jumping into the fence, it opened up.

Earley made a nice play but immediately paid the price for his strong effort.

[Birmingham Barons, h/t The Big Lead]

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