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GIF: David Ross runs over Alex Avila, gives him respectful butt-slap

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer
-- Follow ALCS Game 5 live with CBS GameTracker --

DETROIT -- Catchers have something of a fraternity throughout baseball, mostly because of the demands of the position. It's brutal having to squat for nine innings in the summer heat. So, when Red Sox catcher David Ross ran over Tigers catcher Alex Avila at the plate in the second inning of ALCS Game 5, he made sure to take a second and show him a little love:

Respect, yo.

(GIF via @cjzero)

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