Found July 06, 2013 on Reading Between The Seams:
  credit The last thing New York Mets slugger, Marlon Byrd wants to see after smoking a Greg Burke’s pitch in the seventh inning is to see a magnificent catch made by Milwaukee Brewers centerfielder Carlos Gomez.  It has become a habit of Gomez, who in fact is having his best season as a pro, making unbelievable plays in the outfield.   Gomez is one of the most exciting players in the majors today and the league is starting to notice a Gold Glover in the making.  Watch the home run robbing catch made by Mr. Gomez. courtesy of Well, all Marlon Byrd can think of is what if, in the meantime a simple tip of the hat will do.  Have to admit, it was a great catch.   Follow us on Twitter LeRoy McConnell III@kcmac38 Follow us on Twitter @rbts_baseball Take The post Carlos Gomez takes a for sure home run away from Marlon Byrd appeared first on Reading Between The Seams.

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