He later apologized and said the "racist and horrible salute" was unintentional.
The 35-year-old pitcher set the record on Wednesday when he took the mound for the Toronto Blue Jays
The lifelong A's fan said he'd never caught a ball at a game before.
The Oakland A's player patted his heart and looked skyward as he touched home plate. "It was pure joy," he said later.
Talk about a home run! ⚾️
In 1991, Chicago's Comiskey Park became a parking lot (for the new Comiskey Park). Thus Birmingham, Alabama's Rickwood Field, which turns 106 this season, earned the distinction of America's Oldest Professional Baseball Stadium.
His girlfriend was not as thrilled.
With all the organizational hang-ups, the Angels fell just one win short of a tiebreak with the Astros. One. Single. Solitary. Win. Here are the 10 games in 2015 that the Angels wish they could have back.
She'll join the Oakland A's coaching staff this October.
"Every day has its new challenge."