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While being interviewed on FaceTime during an ESPN2 broadcast of a Korea Baseball Organization game, Bauer’s phone number appeared above his head on the screen for everyone in the world to see. After his number was shared, he decided to have fun with the mix-up, offering a prize for fans who called his number.
“So @espn has just leaked my number to truly the entire world lol in honor of this…shall we call it…massive screw up…I’m doing a giveaway!” Bauer tweeted. “I’ll be giving away a pair of signed cleats and an autographed baseball over the next 48 hours. Rules are in my voicemail! Good luck!”
ESPN recently struck a deal with the league to air games, while the Major League Baseball season has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.