Mike Trout makes jumping, no-look catch because Mike Trout is amazing
Mike Trout makes amazing, jumping, no-look catch
Mike Trout didn't earn the title of "Baseball's Tooliest Player" simply by batting .290 or leading the AL in RBIs and the entire league in runs scored and OPS+. He also had to flash the leather and boy did he ever on Friday.
Trout and the Angels had long since clinched an AL West crown when they rolled into Seattle for the final series of the 2014 regular season. The Mariners were clinging to a 4-2 lead and an outside chance at the second Wild Card spot when Kendrys Morales lined a sharp shot into center field. It appears to be way over Trout's head, but he gets on his horse and ...
Oh, that's not even fair. He wasn't even looking at that thing. The league should make him play blindfolded to level the field.
For what it's worth, the M's held on to win 4-3, keeping their postseason hopes alive.