BUFFALO, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The Trenton Thunder’s bat dog Rookie made quite an impression during a guest appearance at a minor league baseball game in Buffalo.
He’s supposed to fetch the bats, but he got a little excited as the Buffalo Bisons played the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs.
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— Minor League Baseball (@MiLB) September 22, 2021
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His Twitter account later posted an apology, saying, “I was just so excited to be retrieving bats again.”
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I want to apologize to my fren Cavan Biggio, for running out on the field last night during his at bat in the @BuffaloBisons game. I was just so excited to be retrieving bats again. I hope Cavan and @BlueJays are not mad at me.#sorry pic.twitter.com/BDeYnCHOAV
— Rookie (@BatdogRookie) September 23, 2021
The Bisons played some of their home games in Trenton this year, leading to Rookie’s memorable appearance Wednesday in Buffalo.