#RallyCat: Kitten sneaks on field before Cardinals' grand slam

Step aside, “Rally Squirrel,” there’s a new four-legged hero in St. Louis. We’re calling it the “Rally Kitten” after it made a dramatic debut at Busch Stadium on Wednesday night, arriving mere moments before Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina launched a go-ahead grand slam in their 8-5 win against the Royals.
Mark Townsend

Cardinals ‘rally kitten’ emerges before Yadier Molina’s go-ahead grand slam

A cat runs across the field at Busch Stadium during the sixth inning of a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Cardinals ‘rally kitten’ emerges before Yadier Molina’s go-ahead grand slam

Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain watches as a cat runs past during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Cardinals ‘rally kitten’ emerges before Yadier Molina’s go-ahead grand slam

Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals watches a kitten run across the outfield in the sixth inning during a game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium on August 9, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals ‘rally kitten’ emerges before Yadier Molina’s go-ahead grand slam

Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain waits as a member of the Busch Stadium grounds crew removes a cat that wandered onto the field during the sixth inning of the Royalss baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Cardinals ‘rally kitten’ emerges before Yadier Molina’s go-ahead grand slam

Kansas City Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain (6) looks on as a cat runs past him during the sixth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Cardinals ‘rally kitten’ emerges before Yadier Molina’s go-ahead grand slam

A member of the Busch Stadium grounds crew removes a cat that had run onto the field during the sixth inning of a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Cardinals ‘rally kitten’ emerges before Yadier Molina’s go-ahead grand slam

A member of the Busch Stadium grounds crew removes a cat that ran onto the field during the sixth inning of a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Cardinals ‘rally kitten’ emerges before Yadier Molina’s go-ahead grand slam

A member of the St. Louis Cardinals ground crew runs off the field with a cat that ran on the field during the sixth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Cardinals ‘rally kitten’ emerges before Yadier Molina’s go-ahead grand slam

A member of the St. Louis Cardinals grounds crew removes a kitten from the field in the sixth inning during a game against the Kansas City Royals at Busch Stadium on August 9, 2017 in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals ‘rally kitten’ emerges before Yadier Molina’s go-ahead grand slam

A Busch Stadium grounds crew members carries a small cat that had across the outfield during the sixth inning of a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)