Trea Turner's juggling catch on Saturday was the perfect circus audition tape
One of the reasons that the Nationals cruised to the NL East crown was the all-around terrific play of
Turner put his defense on display during Saturday night's 4-3 triumph over the Mets. In the bottom of the fourth,
... and pulled down an acrobatic catch that would make P.T. Barnum smile.
For Turner's next act, he'll probably follow the old song lyric and "float through the air with the greatest of ease." He's done it before, anyway.
Andrew Mearns is a writer for Cut4 whose baseball obsession was born from the shattered dreams of Mike Mussina's perfect game attempt in 2001. He has a startling memory of World Series highlights that barely functions as a party trick.