Originally written on The Last Angry Fan  |  Last updated 6/9/13

Minnesota Twins Alexi Casillia celebrated with Joe Mauer who hit a three-run homer against the Los Angeles Angels in the third inning at the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Friday, July 31, 2009. (Bruce Bisping/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT) Photo via Newscom

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Twins catcher Joe Mauer went 3-for-5 with a home run in Saturday’s 4-3 win over the Nationals, but Mauer’s most impressive move of the day might have been this behind-the-back catch of a Denard Span foul tip that caromed off the backstop before Mauer deftly snagged the one-hopper behind-his-back like it was no big thing… To get a better appreciation of Mauer’s hand-eye coordination, here’s his nifty catch in slow motion (via @cjzero)… Was it a totally meaningless catch by Mauer? Of course it was, but that doesn’t make it any less impressive. [Eye on Baseball] The post Watch Twins catcher Joe Mauer make this nifty behind-the-back grab appeared first on Last Angry Fan.
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