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The Athletics are buying a fan a new phone after his got crushed by a home run

Ryon Healy of the A’s delivered a blast on Tuesday that was one of the biggest home runs of the season so far. A fan in the stands wasn’t prepared for a homer that big, though, and it hit his pocket — demolishing his phone:

Look at where Peter Johnson is sitting. He’s all the way up in the deck, and the ball still had enough velocity to destroy his screen. Johnson tweeted the Athletics hoping they might do something — and they responded:

All’s well that ends well. The A’s won, and this fan is getting a new phone for his troubles:

Beats having to go to the store for an upgrade.