How Did Andrew Benintendi Rob That Home Run? Let Him Take You Through The Catch

by abournenesn

Aug 23, 2016

Andrew Benintendi’s home run-robbing catch Monday was an immediate nominee for play of the year.

But how exactly does a 22-year-old rookie outfielder pull off such a feat?

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The catch helped the Boston Red Sox seal a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays, and prevented things from getting too close for comfort — Boston led just 3-0 at the time, and the shot would’ve plated two Tampa runs in the eighth inning.

As David Ortiz told Benintendi afterwards, that’s a big league play.

Thumbnail photo via Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports Images

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