Cleveland Indians southpaw Ryan Merritt was an unlikely star of Game 5 of the American League Championship Series, spinning 4 2/3 scoreless innings against the Toronto Blue Jays just days after most of us learned of his existence.
As it turns out, Indians fans made another discovery during the game -- that being Merritt's online wedding registry:
Predictably, those same Indians fans started purchasing items for the soon-to-be-newlyweds as a way to pay back Merritt for his heroics:
When I clicked on this 20 minutes ago, almost nothing was fulfilled. https://t.co/TlEmvr5p4s— Chad Moriyama (@ChadMoriyama) October 19, 2016
A pretty cool story all around, and a pretty great day for the future Mr. and Mrs. Ryan Merritt.