Two fish placed on DL after Realmuto foul ball cracks Marlins Park aquarium glass
Marlins Park became the home of the Miami Marlins in 2012, and one of the stadium's signature pieces were the two 450-gallon salt water aquariums that sat behind home plate.
And ever since that time, no baseball had ever cracked the supposedly shatterproof acrylic glass of the tank ... until now.
On Friday, Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto hit a foul ball off the Diamondbacks' Patrick Corbin at the bottom of the first inning that flew at a weird angle and somehow smashed the fish tank to the right of home plate.
The ball looked to not only crack the glass, but some of the salt water started to leak out.
"After the game, we're placing two fish on the disabled list and we're calling up two other fish from the Minors," Marlins president David Samson joked to MLB.com.
Apparently, no fish were really harmed during this glass-shattering moment. And in the end, it was nothing a small amount of duct tape couldn't fix: