Jackie Bradley Jr. is well-established as one of the best defensive outfielders in all of baseball, but every now and then the Boston Red Sox center field reminds you just how good he is with the glove.
Bradley Jr. turned in his first web gem of the 2018 season Tuesday night, robbing Miami Marlins first baseman Justin Bour of a base knock with a ridiculous diving catch. JBJ’s stunning grab bailed out Boston’s starting pitcher Chris Sale, who showed off a perfect reaction after watching the highway robbery.
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We have a feeling Bradley Jr. will continue to make pitchers’ lives much easier throughout the season.
Bradley Jr.’s snag was one of many highlights in the Red Sox’s exciting 4-2 win over the Marlins in 13 innings, which extended Boston’s win streak to five games ahead of its home opener Thursday afternoon against the Tampa Bay Rays.
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