Before Wednesday night's Rays-Red Sox game, a Tampa Bay fan named Chris tweeted at Rays infielder Elliot Johnson, asking Johnson if he wanted to come and hang out in the parking lot before the game.
A longshot, maybe, but it couldn't hurt to try.
And as it turned out, it was Chris's lucky day. Johnson saw the tweet, responded, and eventually came out to play catch.
Ah, the power of Twitter.
(H/T to Deadspin)