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Ryosuke Kikuchi Makes an Amazing Glove Flip

Quick hands.
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With the Japan All-Stars leading the MLB All-Stars 2-1 in the bottom of the fourth inning, Astros second baseman Jose Altuve hit a high chopper in the infield. It looked like the speedy Altuve would beat it out, but Japanese second baseman Ryosuke Kikuchi made a slick glove flip to first for the out.

With the Japan All-Stars leading the MLB All-Stars 2-1 in the bottom of the fourth inning, Astros second baseman Jose Altuve hit a high chopper in the infield. It looked like the speedy Altuve would beat it out, but Japanese second baseman Ryosuke Kikuchi made a slick glove flip to first for the out.

The Japanese All-Stars are the real deal.

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