Watch the Brewers' No. 1 prospect show off his defensive chops with this glorious glove flip
Before his offensive breakout last season (.300/.347/.453 in Double-A), shortstop prospect Orlando Arcia was known almost solely for his glove.
He's holding his own with a bat again this year in Triple-A, but the Brewers' No. 1 prospect wanted to make it clear that the glove is still his show piece.
During the Sky Sox's game against the Iowa Cubs on Wednesday night, Arcia made a great diving stop before flipping the ball to start the double play -- in almost one fluid, hidden motion.
That's so smooth, Kenny G would be jealous. Watch the whole thing here:
Of course, this isn't the only time this season that Arcia has made defensive wizardry look easy. The shortstop has a Major League-ready jump throw:
And, he has the kind of ups that make him appear much taller than his 6-foot frame would suggest.
Unfortunately for Arcia, his path to the Majors is currently blocked thanks to Jonathan Villar's breakout campaign. The offseason acquisition for Milwaukee has an .820 OPS and leads the league in stolen bases. Of course, if Arcia keeps making defensive plays like these, a spot will surely open up for him somewhere.