The father of a little boy who broke down at a Texas Rangers game after not getting a foul ball said the couple who got the souvenir has been unfairly demonized.
Kyle Shores' three-year-old son, Cameron, had his heart set on the ball tossed to the crowd by Rangers first basemen Mitch Moreland during Wednesday's game against the Yankees.
When Sean Leonard, who was sitting nearby with his fiancee, Shannon Moore, ended up with the ball, Cameron's waterworks began. That caught the attention of Yankees broadcaster Michael Kay, who lambasted the couple on air.
Shores told FOXNews.com the couple didn't realize what was happening until after the Rangers gave the boy a ball later in the game.
"They were very nice," Shores said. "After Cameron got a ball, they pieced it all together. I think they really were oblivious to what was going on. And I don't think the announcer saw that part. It wasn't as bad as it looked."
After the boy got a ball, Kay still called the couple "greedy" and "ton...