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The 2-1 putout isn't a common one in baseball; most of the ones that do occur are on wild pitchespassed balls that result in the pitcher covering the plate. So how does a pitcher record a 2-1 putout on a ball that never touches the ground?
Diamondbacks reliever Josh Collmenter did just that in Sunday's game against the Marlins -- with an assist (literally) from catcher Miguel Montero following a phenomenal effort on a bunt by Adeinny Hechavarria. After Montero dived and popped the ball up into the air just before it hit the ground, Collmenter tried to barehand it, juggled it -- while leaping over the sliding Montero -- and then pulled it with his bare hand on the second try.
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A candidate for catch of the year, no question -- and it might be the only tag-team submission.
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Your browser does not support iframes. Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero and pitcher Josh Collmenter combined for an impressive circus catch on a popup in the eighth inning of Sunday night's game at Marlin Park. Miami Marlins batter Adeiny Hechavarria tried to bunt the ball, but popped it up down the third base line. Montero chased it and failed to catch it, but...
Diamondbacks right fielder Gerardo Parra is widely known to have one of the best arms in all of baseball. Over the past three seasons, while playing mostly in a part-time role in Arizona's crowded outfield, Parra has totaled nine, 12 and eight assists, with the middle number coming in 2011, when he earned his first Gold Glove.
He also already has six assists this year, leading...
Miguel Montero and Josh Collmenter are the poster children for teamwork in schools across the world following their team effort on Sunday. Check out Miguel who dove after a popup and juggled it up in the air setting up his teammate Collmenter for a nice alley-oop grab. Everything went according to plan.
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