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Orlando Arcia's acrobatic lunge and dramatic yell on an up-and-in pitch was the stuff of action movies

In the bottom of the seventh inning of Friday's NLCS Game 6 at Miller Park, Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia was locked in. Trying to add to the Brewers' lead over the Dodgers, he was facing right-hander Kenta Maeda and looking to do some damage.
So when Maeda threw a fastball up and in, it caught Arcia off guard, and he reacted in kind ... with a dramatic shout and backwards lunge that wouldn't be out of place in a stylized action movie:

Really, though. Just call Orlando "Neo" from now on.