Adam Engel capped off the week with a third home run robbery
In just his second Major League season, White Sox center fielder Adam Engel has already built a reputation as a stellar defensive player. In fact, according to Statcast's Outs Above Average metric, he's the third best defensive outfielder in baseball.
During the eighth inning of Sunday's loss to the Indians, Engel showed off his glove, robbing Yonder Alonso of a potential three-run homer:
While the catch stands up well enough on its own, what made it even more impressive was that it was his third home run robbery of the week.
On Monday, he robbed Greg Bird of a three-run dinger:
The next day, he took a solo homer away from Kyle Higashioka:
Not content with simply taking away homers, Engel followed up his Sunday catch with a solo home run in the bottom of the eighth inning, giving him a net total of four home runs -- three taken away and one given -- for the week.
Do you want to see all three of Engel's home-run-saving catches in one place? Of course you do!