Mets outfielder Granderson confronts fan who grabs him
APR 12, 2014 8:20a ET
Granderson snagged a fly ball in the right field corner, and as he was about to throw the ball back into the infield, a fan put his hand on Granderson’s back. That didn’t sit well with the first-year Met.
”Say whatever you want to say, boo, cheer, clap, cheer for your team, cheer for the other team, but just don't physically touch the players,” the player told NJ.com.
Here’s the confrontation:
"Once you come onto the field of play, whether it’s reaching over or actually stepping onto the field of play, obviously, then the rule has been broken," Granderson said. The Mets lost to the Angels, 5-4.
This comes the same week that Orioles outfielder Adam Jones said players should be able to cleat fans that run onto the field.