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VIDEO: Fan hits player with ball he just hit a home run with

Posted: 6:35 PM, Sep 29, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-30 03:47:11Z

In case you didn't know how serious the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry is...

During Sunday's matchup in Boston, Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton hit a seventh-inning home run. But during his home-run trot, he was plunked by the very baseball he just hit, as a Red Sox fan (presumably) was none too pleased about Stanton's feat.

Stanton and the Yankees got the last laugh, as they beat the Red Sox 8-5. The fan who threw the ball was ejected from the game.

"Not too worried about it. Plus, that could be a special ball. We needed it anyway. I think he lost some money, possibly," Stanton said after the game.