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UVA third baseman Kenny Towns makes incredible, rolling-over, run-saving play

Third base is one of the toughest positions in baseball. That's why they call it the "hot corner." It's extremely hard to react to hard-hit ground balls and line drives. Some players even have trouble running by the bag:

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Kenny Towns, currently playing for UVA in the College World Series and picked by the Angels in this year's Draft, pays no mind to these difficulties. Here he is keeping his team tied at 2 against Vanderbilt in an all-deciding CWS Game 3 Final on Wednesday: 


The Cavaliers ended up winning the final, 4-2. Not a bad day to be a third baseman ...