Kapler's grab was chosen as the year's top play in MLB.com's annual This Year in Baseball Awards presented by State Farm, which was voted on by fans. A record 12 million votes were cast, eclipsing last year's total of 9.6 million.
Kapler garnered 16.4 percent of the vote to edge Cubs center fielder Reed Johnson, who made a diving catch in Cincinnati on April 25. Johnson's play received 15.9 percent of the vote, followed by Mets center fielder Carlos Beltran's homer-saving catch (14.9 percent) and Indians second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera's unassisted triple play (14.4 percent).
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