Dodgers Bat Boy Saves Star Player With Lightning Quick Reflexes

Shohei Ohtani has the Los Angeles Dodgers' bat boy to thank for not getting a black eye, or worse, on Wednesday night.

The Dodgers' bat boy stood on the dugout steps during the game against the Chicago White Sox when a foul ball came flying toward him.

Right behind the bat boy was Ohtani, the Dodgers' superstar, not paying attention as the ball whizzed toward the dugout.

As everyone ducked, the bat boy reacted quickly, snatching the ball out of the air.

Realizing what he had done, he handed the ball in one motion to a fan seated right by him behind the screen.

Meanwhile, Dodgers players and coaches were in awe, especially Ohtani. Before the video cuts off, you can see Ohtani was about to speak with the bat boy, perhaps thanking him for his heroics.

There's a reason MLB stadiums always tell fans to keep their heads on a swivel; you never know where a foul ball will land.

For players, coaches, and staff in dugouts, it's especially true because foul balls can come flying toward them at any moment.

Ohtani may have been wearing his helmet, but getting struck by a foul ball could've led to a serious injury.

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