Originally posted on The Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/17/14

Don’t look now, but the Royals are the hottest team in baseball. Winners of their last eight games, they now trail the Detroit Tigers by just one-half game for the lead in the AL Central. Good teams make great plays, and that’s exactly what Royals CF Lorenzo Cain did in Monday’s 11-8 win against the Tigers. With the team leading 7-2 in the sixth inning, the Tigers were looking to mount a comeback, but Cain shut the door on them quickly. Tigers J.D. Martinez crushed a ball toward the gap, for what would have been a surefire RBI double or possibly even a triple, but Cain dived and made a phenomenal catch. The Royals keep finding ways to win, and they’re getting it done with highlight-reel plays such as this one...

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