Video: Christian Yelich sacrifices his body to make a great catch

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Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich made an Aaron Rowand-esque catch during Wednesday afternoon’s game against the Mariners. Jarrod Dyson, leading off the bottom of the first inning against Edinson Volquez, hit a fly ball to deep center field. Yelich raced towards the warning track, stuck out his glove, and slammed face-first into the center field fence. One can even see an imprint of his body where he crashed into the wall. Fortunately, Yelich was not injured making the grab.

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Coincidentally, all three players were involved in a very similar play last August. With Volquez on the mound for the Royals against the Marlins, Yelich sent a fly ball of his own to straightaway center field. This time it was Dyson in center field racing back to make the catch at the ball.

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