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Young fan in the stands has surreal game of catch with Max Scherzer

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Max Scherzer is one of the best pitchers in baseball. He won a Cy Young in 2013, he pitched two no-hitters last season and, most recently, he struck out 20 (!) batters in one game. Fans, in any ballpark, would be lucky to catch a glimpse of the right-hander or maybe get an autograph.

Well, before Wednesday's Mets-Nationals game, an 11-year-old Mets fan got to have a game of catch with him:

Joe La Rocca filmed his son Joe having the dream toss from the left-field seats, admitting later that a moment like this breaks down those bitter rivalry walls:


It's OK to be jealous.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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