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Los Angeles Dodgers left fielder Shane Victorino lost a fly ball in the lights, but still made the catch during the ninth inning of Saturday night's game at Dodger Stadium against the Chicago Cubs.
Victorino got a great jump on the fly ball by Cubs batter Anthony Rizzo, and got himself in perfect position to make the catch while turning away from the lights at the last second.
Victorino's catch was an important play as he prevented an extra-base hit which could have led to a late Cubs rally. Instead, it helped preserve a 3-1 victory for the Dodgers.
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