ST. LOUIS A 17-year-old teen faces criminal charges for allegedly pointing a green laser at San Francisco pitcher Shane Loux during the seventh inning of Monday night's Cardinals-Giants game at Busch Stadium.
And the fan was caught by none other than Cardinals manager Mike Matheny.
The incident occurred with Matt Holliday batting for the Cardinals in the bottom of the seventh inning. He jumped out of the batter's box when he noticed the green laser on the back of Loux.
Holliday and umpire Marvin Hudson turned to the stands but couldn't locate the culprit. Play continued until after the inning when Hudson approached Matheny, who also saw the green laser pointed towards the mound.
"'It's on my side so I'm going to keep looking," Matheny said he told Hudson. "In between innings, I saw it glance across the ground again and I looked up and I caught the kid so I called security over and pointed him out and they went up and took care of it."
Matheny made eye contact with the teen an...