The San Diego Padres lost to the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, but that didn’t stop one fan, who was The self-described “multitasking mom” of winning big during the race.
The California mother and dress fan went viral after she was caught holding a foul ball with her bare hands while holding her baby on her other arm at Petco Park in San Diego.
The catch came during the top of the sixth inning when Chicago hitter Jake Marisnick tore off the Yu Darvish field, the ball flying off the deck and bouncing down the pavement – before Mother reached amid a sea of hands and grabbed. remarkably
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“Grab the right hand – baby in drag,” said the announcer.
The Padres posted the captured video on Twitter with the caption: “Mom is amazing.”
San Diego’s KNSD-TV identified the couple as Lexy Whitmore and her 3-month-old son Maverick.
Whitmore was caught while her husband was away from training in the Navy Reserve, the station reported. She currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. but visited his hometown of San Diego while he was away.
“So when the man hit the foul, it came down,” Whitmore said after the game. “I saw it bounce and it — to be honest, it just came up to me — didn’t think it was going to look like an amazing catch — and I didn’t think it was going to spread, but you know. Come to me, no doubt I will not catch it.”
“When it became so viral and people shared it. I’m quite surprised But I think it’s because it’s just a little glimpse of mom doing all the multitasking there, you know, these things on a daily basis. But it’s just a little clip,’ she continued.
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Whitmore noted that her left arm had “Frenzy” because she always holds Maverick in that arm while she doesn’t do anything else, according to KNSD-TV.
She also targeted those who criticized the fishing for fear that her child might get hurt.
“All I have to say is that we are mothers. We know that children Where are ours?” Whitmore added. “I know where he is. And I know I didn’t put him in danger. and if there is anything I will keep him out of harm’s way by catching it.”
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The Cubs defeated the Padres 3-1.