Wednesday's game was painful to watch as the Astros season end. That didn't stop Astros bullpen catcher Javier Bracamonte from being the best example of humanity. Bracamonte played catch with Royals fans before game five and passed out souvenirs following Houston's loss.
Bracamonte, 45, has been the Astros' bullpen catcher for 15 seasons. Bracamonte, obviously, has been a staple of the bullpen at Minute Maid Park, he has always interacted with fans at Astros home games.
Bracamonte is an example what is best about baseball. Forget all the bat flips, "throat slashes", and postseason celebrations; playing catch with kids is what baseball is all about. Thanks Javier Bracamonte for representing baseball and the Astros in the best way.