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Eric Thames perfectly mirrored Jonathan Villar as he caught this popup

Eric Thamessaid it was partially boredom while living in Korea (due to not being able to speak the language), that led him to becoming the hitter he is today. 
Judging from what he pulled out in the top of the third during Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays, he also spent plenty of time working on his mirroring skills. 
When Devon Travis hit a popup to Jonathan Villar, Thames also settled under it and perfectly mimicked Villar -- all the way through the glove snapping around the baseball. 

Beyond showing that the Adrian Beltre/Elvis Andrus and Kris Bryant/Starlin Castro duos have some competition, Thames also made a good case for why synchronized baseball should be an official Olympic event.