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Behold Joc Pederson's rolling, diving, hat-losing, ball-juggling catch

Watch Joc Pederson hat-losing, ball-juggling catch

In the bottom of the second inning in the Dodgers' Spring Training game against the Angels on Thursday, Erick Aybar hit a ball to right-center field that made Joc Pederson run …

And then lose his hat.

And then dive and roll on the ground.

And then juggle the ball and flip it up in the air.

And then catch it, again, as he stood up.


It's as if Pederson tried to pack in as many tricks into a single catch as he could, like some sort of Rube Goldberg-inspired performance art.

Perhaps best of all was Pederson's reward: A hug from Yasiel Puig. 

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