A 14-year-old Reds fan flashed some leather and, to Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson’s chagrin, didn’t interfere with the game.
In the ninth inning of Monday night’s Reds-Diamondbacks game, Kayla Greer extended her arm on a fly ball in foul territory down the first base line, using her glove to make a back-handed grab and receiving a vociferous response from the fans in Cincinnati.
Gibson challenged the play, contesting that Greer inhibited outfielder David Peralta’s ability to make the catch but did not emerge victorious.
FOX Sports Ohio’s Jim Day interviewed Greer, who plays second base in softball. She described her feelings after making the catch and during the subsequent challenge.
For her stellar effort, the Reds rewarded Greer.
“@cpb8507: was that the organization to decide to give her the ball or @FlavaFraz21 // Reds but would not put it past Todd