Another day, another web gem for Nationals center fielder Victor Robles.
Washington entered the ninth inning of Thursday's afternoon matinee against the Toronto Blue Jays with a two-run lead. Reliever Daniel Hudson took the mound. After retiring the first Toronto hitter of the ninth, Hudson left a fastball over the middle of the plate to Blue Jays catcher Reese McGuire.
McGuire got a hold of Hudson's fastball, driving it towards the 20-foot wall in right-center field. A double, at the minimum, appeared imminent.
Instead, Robles sprinted towards the fence, timing his jump perfectly as the ball was about to hit the outfield wall. In an incredible fashion, Robles fully extended to haul in the ball, robbing McGuire off an extra-base hit.
After Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette doubled down the left-field line, Hudson struck out Cavan Biggio for the final out, as Washington would hold on for a 6-4 victory. The Nationals are now 3-4 on the season.
Robles finished second in NL Gold Glove voting a season ago. But if he continues to make catches like this one, it will only a matter of time before he has a Gold Glove or two of his own.
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