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Watch Houston's bullpen catcher give a young Astros fan a quick lesson behind the plate

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During a Spring Training game last week, Astros bullpen catcher Javier Bracamonte gave a young Astros fan the experience of a lifetime: the chance to throw some pitches off of Houston's bullpen mound.


Of course, Bracamonte knows better than anyone that a pitcher is only as good as his catcher. So, during Houston's loss to the Cardinals on Monday, he was back playing catch with a young fan in the stands -- but this time, he decided to give the kid a quick catching lesson:


Sure, it seems like a heartwarming story now, but the long game will only be revealed when this battery has secured the 2035 World Series for the Astros.

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