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Great Catch Robs David Ortiz of Home Run in Chicago (Video)

In the bottom of the first inning tonight at U.S. Cellular Field, David Ortiz crushed a pitch from White Sox lefthander Chris Sale that appeared to be headed into the center field stands for a home run when Adam Eaton timed his leap perfectly, going way above the fence to snag the almost-homer to end the inning.

Ortiz applauded the spectacular catch while rounding first base. Naturally Eaton stepped to the plate to lead things off for the ChiSox, and tapped one softly back to Jon Lester who threw him out.

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