Todd Frazier channeled old friend Derek Jeter with a falling catch into the stands
Mets third baseman
Who cares about bruises when you can get an out?
It was an excellent effort by Frazier and one that called to mind a similar play made by Derek Jeter. No, not the dive against the Red Sox in 2004. Instead, flash back to Game 5 of the 2001 American League Division Series against the A's:
The reckless abandon, the reach to the sky with the left hand, the tumble with the feet flying high -- it's all there and even more apparent when the plays are put side-to-side:
Clearly, the two All-Stars discussed defense when they met on the field at Yankee Stadium during Frazier's Little League days in 1998.