Incredible footage shows the moment an Astros fan catches a foul ball

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Astros fans were in for a major surprise during Friday night's game.

The fans in the upper deck at Minute Maid Park caught the moment a foul ball came right at them.

Gil Perez and Amaris Salinas had just hit record, to get George Springer at bat, when Springer hit a towering fly ball in their direction.

The video shows the ball landing a few rows in front of them, then bouncing back to their row.

Perez was able to catch the ball, saving Salinas from taking a hit to the face.

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