Originally posted on It's Always Sunny in Detroit  |  Last updated 7/25/12

As dumb as it might sound, Major League outfielders will dive when they don’t have to, embellish a play by running further than necessary after making a catch or even climbing and hanging from the outfield fence.  It’s all about the (cue SportsCenter theme) “dah nah nah, dah nah nah.”

It was only 9-0 in the A’s 16-0 crushing of the Blue Jays when Josh Reddick decided to play Spiderman against the right field fence at the Rogers Centre.  Jays outfielder Travis Snider hit a ball that took Reddick to the wall.  Reddick played it fundamentally sound in that he went back and found the wall right away and then judged where he needed to be.  Then he decided to make it interesting by scaling the wall and hanging there until the ball came down.

Unecessary yes, but hey, I wouldn’t be talking him tonight had he not done it.  His 1 for 4 night with a run scored and an RBI didn’t make the cut.

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