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Cincinnati Reds third baseman Todd Frazier gave Reds batboy Ted Kremer a moment he will never forget Thursday night.
With Cincinnati leading the Marlins 9-1 in the sixth inning, Kremer, a lifelong Reds fan who suffers from Down syndrome, asked Frazier to hit a home run for him.
Frazier’s response? Sure.
The third baseman took Miami’s John Maine deep to center for a two-run homer in the bottom of the frame, capping off an 11-1 rout and providing Kremer with a memory the young man will never forget.
“He is so funny,” Frazier told Cincinnati.com. “He said, ‘come on man, hit me a home run. I love you.’ And I said ‘I love you, too. I’ll hit you one. It was great how excited, that look, I started smiling before I even hit home plate.
“He’s such a great guy… Even if you have a terrible day, you can’t be mad with a guy like that around.”
Check out the video of the homer and a touching photo of Kremer’s reaction below.
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This will be one of if not the best home run of the season--and yes, I am saying that with a 145 or so games left for all 30 MLB teams. In Thursday night's contest against the Miami Marlins Reds third baseman did something that you don't see many people do. He promised the team's batboy, Ted Kremer, a home run.
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Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of the Daily Notes.
1. Featured Game: Miami at Cincinnati, 19:10 ET
2. Today’s MLB.TV Free Game
3. Today’s Game Odds, Translated into Winning Percentages
Featured Game: Miami at Cincinnati, 19:10 ET
Regarding This Game, Its Significance
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