As informed and quick as national reporters are, some fans are able to randomly break news first—thanks to bizarre luck and a sweet location.
Take the case of veteran catcher A.J. Pierzynski's recent signing, for example.
Nothing weird there.
However, when Bowman gave credit to the person who got the scoop, this story got interesting:
Check out how Aaron Lunsford found out about Pierzynski agreeing to a deal with the Braves:
And the story just gets better:
Lunsford was able to have some fun with the situation after being credited by many reporters:
In a time in which some young people throw out random rumors on social media in an attempt to be the first person to break news, it's nice to see an unknown receive legitimate recognition for his scoop—however and wherever he got it.