Play of the Day: Steven Souza leaves his feet to rob Chris Davis of extra bases

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Not content with celebrating his 27th birthday in style on Sunday by homering twice at Yankee Stadium, Rays outfielder Steven Souza, Jr. decided to make one of the best catches you’ll see this year.

In the top of the fourth, Orioles first baseman Chris Davis launched a Matt Moore fastball into the gap in right-center field at Tropicana Field. Souza gave chase and, just in front of the warning track, left his feet to snag the ball in front of the 370-foot marker on the fence.

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You can see center fielder Kevin Kiermaier‘s reaction in the video. He seems amazed that Souza got to the ball. When you shock Kiermaier, who was arguably baseball’s best defender at any position last year, you know you’ve made an outstanding play.