Sunday, September 30, 2012

Video: Cameron Maybin leaps high over the wall to rob homer


 
Saturday brought us yet another candidate for catch of the year as San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin hauled in a beauty.
 
The play occurred in the very first inning of the Padres home game against the San Francisco Giants. With two outs, Giants outfielder Xavier Nady crushes a drive high and deep toward the center-field wall. That's when Maybin rises up and robs Nady of a homer with a spectacular catch, tearing the padding on the wall with his cleats in the process.
 
San Diego would rally from three runs down to upend San Francisco, 7-3. 
 
How does Maybin's catch compare to the one Pirates outfielder Travis Snider made on Thursday?

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