Adam Jones Impressively Robs Mookie Betts While Blowing Bubble (Video)

by NESN Staff

June 10, 2015

There’s a reason the Baltimore Orioles’ Adam Jones is a three-time defending Gold Glove center fielder. Unfortunately for the Red Sox, we got a glimpse of his fielding eminence Wednesday.

Mookie Betts, mired in a 6-for-36 slump, was the poor recipient of Jones’ fantastic diving catch in the fifth inning, which easily robbed Betts of at least a base hit.

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Jones took “making it look easy” to a new level here, as he even casually blew half a bubble with his gum before sprawling into his dive.

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Poor Mookie’s reaction says more about the catch than we could with words, but we imagine it’s roughly how Bryce Harper felt in April when Betts robbed him of a home run with an incredible catch in right-center field.

The Sox went on to win that game but weren’t so lucky Wednesday, mustering just two runs in a 5-2 loss.

Thumbnail image via Twitter/@BBTN

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