The Intelligencer Journal/Lancaster New Era reports 13-year-old Chris Garcia got the ball over the plate before the Washington Nationals hosted the Atlanta Braves in Washington on Tuesday.
He celebrated with a little dance and a smile.
The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children invited Garcia and fellow hero, 15-year-old Temar Boggs, to throw out the first pitch; Boggs wasn't able to attend.
Last month, police say the teens were on their bikes when they spotted the girl inside a car amid a massive search, and the suspect let her go. Police say the suspect has been arrested and faces charges of kidnapping, sexual assault and other counts.
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