White Sox prospect hit a line drive off his phone in the batting cage

Tim Anderson nearly lost a phone while hitting in the cage.
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In life, sometimes you’re the bat and sometimes you’re the ball.

And then sometimes you’re just a cell phone caught in the middle of the action.

Chicago White Sox top prospect Tim Anderson was filming himself getting some cage work in, when a line drive heat seeker found his phone:

Somehow, though, his phone survived:

Here’s to hoping that Anderson’s hard work pays off — he hit .312 with 21 doubles, 13 triples and five homers in 2015.