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Randal Grichuk Pulled A Reverse Bartman On A Potential Game-Tying Homer

With the tying Astros run at the plate in the bottom of the ninth, a long fly ball to right from George Springer was utterly robbed of dinger status by the vertical leap of Randal Grichuk. In preserving the Toronto lead, Grichuk thwarted not only the whole Houston team, but also a young Blue Jays fan and an older Astros fan with gloves, who were hoping for a souvenir. It was both cruel and spectacular.

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Oh, Grichuk also hit a 471-foot home run tonight. But who cares about that?

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