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Oh Baby, I Knew We Were Gonna Love Jason Heyward’s Defense (VIDEO)

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Line drive, base hit to right field …

NOPE:

Jason Heyward fields the tough short hop, and rifles a canon strike to second base to cut down the runner, who had to pause precisely because Heyward came up so close on the liner. That might be a risky play for another outfielder, but Heyward is smooth with the glove. And then the throw was just a thing of beauty, right down to his full-body momentum dive.


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I can’t wait to watch this guy all year.


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Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation.