Originally written on The Outside Corner  |  Last updated 8/12/12

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In today's Yankees-Blue Jays game, Toronto left fielder Rajai Davis made an amazing catch with one out in the seventh. Casey McGehee belted a ball deep to left, and Davis scaled the wall, with his back facing the field, and took the homer back. Some people are calling this the catch of the year, but I have my doubts.

The most-talked about contenders for "catch of the year" include Mike Trout's robbery of JJ Hardy in Baltimore, Gregor Blanco preserving Matt Cain's perfect game, Josh Reddick's Spiderman impersation, and Angel Pagan trying to one-up his teammate Blanco by getting *two* outs on his catch. Now, let's look at this catch in comparison to each one. Davis had time to make the catch, unlike Trout, Blanco, and Pagan. He robbed a homer like Trout (and NOT like Reddick), but had his back to the field like both Blanco and Pagan. He didn't get his uniform dirty, but only Blanco and Pagan really did.

Which one is the best? Well, it's obviously a matter of opinion. In *my* opinion though, the better catch belongs to either Trout or Blanco, both of whom have supreme narrative behind their catches (best rookie in a decade for Trout, perfect game for Blanco). Of course, you might have a different opinion from me, but I'm not going to try to coerce you in either direction.

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