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MLB Top Plays of the Day (09/22/15)

Here are your Top 5 Plays of the Day!

5. Andres Blanco (Philadelphia Phillies)

The ball was grounded towards second, but Andres Blanco dives and smothers it. He throws to first on his knees and gets the batter out to end the inning. The way he spun on the ground was so smooth and elegant, he made it look easy. The Phillies also beat the Marlins 6-2.

4. Billy Burns (Oakland A’s)

Shin Soo Choo lines the ball hard to center field. But Burns already took off as soon as the ball made contact and he is there to make the diving catch. Choo is robbed a hit as Burns makes a break and gets there before the ball hits the ground. Despite Burns's amazing play, the A's fall to the Rangers 8-6.

3. Nick Ahmed (Arizona Diamondbacks)

Where are all these amazing shortstops coming from? Nick Ahmed dives for the ball and manages to stop it before it gets to the outfield. He doesn't even get up fully and manages to throw perfectly to the second baseman sideways! This is truly an amazing play and with the combination of a great defense and a hot offense, the Diamondbacks crush the Dodgers 8-0.

2. Francisco Lindor (Cleveland Indians)

Francisco Lindor makes the list once again. He seems to pull something crazy every time he plays. This time, even the commentators thought for sure it was going to be a hit. But no, Lindor makes the diving backhand catch, gets up, and throws a laser beam to first to get the batter out. Cleveland however falls to Minnesota 3-1.

1. Jose Bautista (Toronto Blue Jays)

Today's number one play goes to Jose Bautista. It was a fly ball to right and Chris Young was ready to tag home. But you have to understand good old Joey Bats is not simply a monster on offense. He may have a sore shoulder but this guy still has one of the best arms in the league. He makes the throw in time to get Young out. And do you know what's even more impressive? That was his second assist of the night. I know @jeff4122 is going to like this very much.
Now that was your Top 5 Plays of the Day from last night's games!

What was your favorite play of the day?

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loved the Ahmed throw, but really impressed with the cannon of Bautista on the play. Watching an outfielder deny a run is awesome!
Hahahh you're spot on - love the play by Bautista. He did it earlier in the game, too! Two outfield assists on absolutely incredible throws... the coolest.
That throw by Ahmed was ridiculous! Most people can't throw that straight standing up! Outstanding.
@christianmordi I know bro...especially when it gets to home without touching the ground....incredible.
@jeff4122 Haha yeah saw that one too. That one was freakish too. I thought Bautista had a sore shoulder or something....imagine what he could do with a pain-free shoulder.
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