VIDEO: Mike Trout makes insane no-look leaping catch


We have seen Angels superstar Mike Trout rob a few would-be home runs in the past, but this catch from last night belongs in a category by itself.

In the bottom of the eighth inning last night, the Mariners’ Kendrys Morales hit a laser to center field which Trout managed to overrun. That gave him no choice but to leap, put his glove behind his head, and hope for the best. As you’ll see below, the ball ended up in his glove:

Insane. Trout also hit a solo homer in the game and now owns a .290/.379/.556 batting line to go along with 36 home runs, 111 RBI, and 16 steals over 155 games. He’s the clear favorite to walk away with his first American League MVP Award.

The Red Sox seem content to let Craig Kimbrel sign elsewhere

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LAS VEGAS — Red Sox president Dave Dombrowski strongly signaled that the team was unlikely to re-sign Craig Kimbrel, telling the assembled Boston media contingent that, “we’re not looking to make a per se big expenditure in that area.” Referring to the bullpen.

Kimbrel, who saved 42 games for the World Series champs, was recently reported to be seeking a six-year contract. I doubt he gets that, but he’ll get a pretty big deal nonetheless, and the Sox obviously feel like they can manage with a cheaper option in the back of the bullpen.