Melky Cabrera got bowled over while catching this Eric Hosmer line drive
Major League players manage to make catching fly balls look easy every single day. But, if you think about it, it can be a pretty terrifying endeavor: standing alone in the outfield, thousands of fans watching, while a small white sphere comes hurtling toward you out of the sky.
Which is why we should all appreciate the effort of Melky Cabrera during the White Sox 5-2 win over the Royals on Wednesday. Because if any of us were tasked with catching this Eric Hosmer line drive, we could only hope to do it this gracefully:
Or, hey, maybe he just wanted to have a quick lie in the sun.