Aaron Venegas, age 6, from Duncanville, was hit by a foul ball at the Texas Rangers game Thursday.
A 6-year-old Duncanville boy will probably never forget his first Major League Baseball game.
Aaron Venegas got a little something extra at Thursday's Texas Rangers game from his favorite player, Elvis Andrus.
"He hit a foul, and it came towards me," Aaron said.
"Aaron decided to sit a row in front of us," said his father, Juan. "At that point, I noticed that the ball was coming towards him. I lost my footing; that is when the glove moved at the last second."
The ball hit his cheek, and Rangers personnel were there in seconds. He saw a nurse but then went back to the game.
"Everybody was trying to get Aaron a ball because he is the only one in this family that doesn't have a foul ball, so we tried," Juan Venegas said. "Like I said, he got it the hard way."
Rangers officials said they are glad Aaron is OK and commended the medics and staff on their service.