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Ozzie Albies caught a foul ball while in the dugout because infielder awareness never quits

Alertness, wherewithal, and "being ready for anything." These are all qualities that go a long way in the infield. 
As the Braves' second baseman, Ozzie Albies carries these desirable traits, and shows them off daily ... even when he isn't actively in the game. 
During Atlanta's 4-1 win over the Giants on Monday night, Ronald Acuña Jr. slapped a foul ball that bounced off the protective netting by the first-base dugout. Albies, perched atop the dugout step watching the action with his teammates, alertly snared the ball off the deflection:

Infielders, man. They're aware