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Francisco Lindor overran a fly ball but made an incredible catch anyway

By now, it's well established that Francisco Lindor has a preternatural talent for catching uh, everything, so whenever a ball is sent in his general direction, the outcome feels like a foregone conclusion. But that's unfair -- even the greatest defenders make mistakes sometimes. Lindor's not going to make every play, right? Just look at the sixth inning on Saturday, when he overran Blake Swihart's fly ball into shallow left field and …

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Well, he caught the ball anyway. Let the record show that even when he makes a mistake, Lindor comes through. 

Maybe he was just trying to make things interesting for himself.

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We never should have doubted him.