During Sunday's Washington Nationals game in D.C., umpires called for a brief delay before the bottom of the sixth inning due to the sighting of...hold on to your hats, folks...a praying mantis in the outfield.
New York Mets center fielder Andres Torres gently picked up the praying mantis with his glove and handed it to a member of the grounds crew, who put it in a towel and carried it off the field. That should make animal lovers happy.
Video via MLB.com.
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