If the whole baseball thing doesn't work out for Todd Frazier, he may have discovered a second career as an emergency medical technician. Or maybe a lifeguard.
The Cincinnati Reds third baseman had two hits and drove in two runs during an 8-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after saving a local restaurant-goer from a serious medical emergency with some quick thinking.
Frazier and teammate Ryan Ludwick were eating dinner on Monday night when they noticed a customer across the room struggling to breathe. Frazier leapt into action, jumping behind the man and using the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge a sizable piece of meat.
''I don't know what it was -- it was a monster piece,'' Frazier said. ''The lady he was with was crying, and it was like surreal. Never done it before in my life.''
The customer recovered, thanked both players then picked up the tab without realizing either played for the Reds.
Considering the way Frazier is slugging the ball, he ma...