White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers catches loose dog at Rangers’ game
BY DARYL VAN SCHOUWEN firstname.lastname@example.org May 3, 2013 11:18AM
Updated: May 3, 2013 11:53AM
ARLINGTON, Texas — It was a full day for White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers. He hit a three-run home run on Thursday night to help the Sox defeat the Rangers 3-1 at Ballpark in Arlington. Before the game, the Rangers held their dog-day event, allowing fans to walk their pooches around the field. One frisky canine got loose and ran all over the outfield, and infield, even stopping to relieve itself in short left field. Security could not corral it.
When the dog went into the Sox dugout, Flowers, in full catcher’s gear, went down to his knees to block it and helped security get the situation under control.
“Did you see me trap him?’’ Flowers said. “I got nervous though because it had its tail down and they can get all crazy when the tail’s down.
“It was definitely a good day.’’