Gio Gonzalez is the latest big league pitcher to play catch with a kid in the stands

Mike Oz
Big League Stew

If you watched the video we posted recently of Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu playing catch with a young fan at Dodger Stadium and said, "More players should do this" (and many people did have that reaction), then here you go:

This time it's Washington Nationals star Gio Gonzalez playing catch with a kid named Trent in the stands before Monday's game with the Dodgers. What makes this video different than the previous one is that Trent's dad is giving us commentary as he records.

It's typical dad-in-the-stands baseball stuff, encouraging his kid and dropping "so cool" and "awesome" more times than we care to count. He actually seems more excited about it than Trent.

We hope that after this encounter, Trent goes and gets a Gio Gonzalez jersey shirt to hang in his closet next to his Stephen Strasburg.

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