Not too much has been going well for the San Francisco Giants lately, but Bruce Bochy is still managing to put smiles on people's faces.
A day after the Giants suffered a heartbreaking walk-off loss to the Padres in San Diego as they make a desperation push in the NL West, Bochy spread cheer to a lucky Giants fan who showed up early to Petco Park for Thursday's game.
Seeing the fan, 11-year-old Noel, before the game, Bochy brought her into the dugout and let her sit in on his pregame briefing with the media.
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As you can see in the photos below, the girl was delighted by the experience, as she donned an ear-to-ear grin while sitting alongside Bochy in the visitors' dugout at Petco Park.
In a fit of déjà vu, Bochy's Giants lost again on a walk-off hit on Thursday by the same score, 5-4, as they did on Wednesday night.
Nonetheless, he granted an experience to a young fan that she will never forget.