Eric Young Jr. lays out to make an amazing, full-extension grab
With Spring Training still in its early days, you could excuse an outfielder if he decided to let a ball drop in. After all, not only is he still working to get back into game shape, but that bloop single wouldn't have an impact on the World Series or anything.
Eric Young Jr. disagrees with your flippant attitude. Because he knows that how you prepare is how you perform. And because he knows that diving catches are super fun.
When Wilfredo Tovar laced a dying liner to shallow center on Saturday, Young raced forward and with full extension, grabbed the ball. Probably while reciting "Do or do not, there is no try."
Yeah, Yoda would approve.