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Ender goes over the wall, makes snowcone grab

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ATLANTA -- Braves manager Brian Snitker and pitcher Brandon McCarthy are well aware of Ender Inciarte's ability to create jaw-dropping moments in the outfield. But both seemed amazed by the two-time Gold Glove winner's latest defensive gem.

Inciarte displayed both his range and athleticism when he robbed Scott Kingery of a home run during the first inning of Wednesday's 7-3 win over the Phillies at SunTrust Park.

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ATLANTA -- Braves manager Brian Snitker and pitcher Brandon McCarthy are well aware of Ender Inciarte's ability to create jaw-dropping moments in the outfield. But both seemed amazed by the two-time Gold Glove winner's latest defensive gem.

Inciarte displayed both his range and athleticism when he robbed Scott Kingery of a home run during the first inning of Wednesday's 7-3 win over the Phillies at SunTrust Park.

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"I'm getting used to watching him do that kind of stuff," Snitker said. "I didn't think he had a chance for that. He kind of marked it off. That was unbelievable."

Inciarte raced to his right and tracked his steps before perfectly timing the leap that allowed his glove to reach just above the top of the center field wall and snare Kingery's long drive. McCarthy, who threw the pitch that met with Kingery's bat, admitted his emotions changed a few times within a span of seconds.

"That was an unbelievable catch," McCarthy said. "First, I thought it was a good pitch and then I realized, 'Oh my God, it's going to be a home run.' Then he caught it. There were too many emotions wrapped up quick. There's a reason he's a multiple Gold Glove winner. That was a fantastic play."

Inciarte has won two consecutive National League Gold Glove Awards. He led all Major League outfielders with the 18 5-star outs he combined to record in 2016 and '17.

Mark Bowman is a reporter for MLB.com.

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