Video: Justin Upton bobbles but hangs onto a deep fly ball at the wall

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Tigers left fielder Justin Upton robbed Chris Coghlan of at least a double in the top of the third inning of Tuesday’s game against the Athletics. Coghlan drove a 3-1 Mike Pelfrey fastball to the opposite field, sending Upton back towards the wall. He leaped for the ball and it bounced off of the heel of his glove, but he stayed with the ball and re-grabbed it before it hit the ground.

From the camera angle provided in this video, it’s not clear if the ball would or would not have gone over the fence if Upton hadn’t interfered. Either way, he robbed Coghlan of extra bases.

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