Video: Watch Blue Jays' Freddy Galvis Make Incredible Barehanded Fly-Ball Catch

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistApril 20, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - APRIL 16: Freddy Galvis #16 of the Toronto Blue Jays plays shortstop against the Minnesota Twins during the game on April 16, 2019 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Blue Jays defeated the Twins 6-5. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
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It's only April 20, but Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Freddy Galvis may have already delivered the catch of the year.

With two outs in the bottom of the eighth of Saturday's game, Oakland Athletics catcher Josh Phegley hit a pop-up into shallow left field. Given Blue Jays left fielder Teoscar Hernandez had a long run to get to the ball, it was up to Galvis to get the out.

Unable to get his glove hand in position to make the catch as he ran into the outfield, Galvis proved that he didn't need leather to make a play:

Galvis also did some work with the bat on this day. He helped Toronto cruise to a 10-1 victory by going 2-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored.

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