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You want butter on that great catch, kid?

Thursday night's Padres-Astros game in Houston, a 7-3 San Diego victory, had three notable components: Alexei Amarista's grand slam to cap a six-run ninth inning, the Padres wiping out a 119-game losing streak when trailing after eight, and Andrew Cashner's bid for a no-hitter getting lost in the seventh (and the Padres, remember, have never thrown once since they were born in 1969).

But it's also getting plenty of notice from MLB Network, Deadspin and others for this video gem -- a kid in the box seats behind home plate made what appeared to be a routine catch of a foul pop. But look closely and see what he used to corral the ball.

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---Mike Harrington
(www.twitter.com/bnharrington) 

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