Regardless of how productive you’ve got been on this Monday, chances are high Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Manuel Margot received extra accomplished within the first two innings of his work day than you’ll all day lengthy.
Margot continued his surprising postseason energy surge by launching a three-run dwelling run to useless heart area to present Tampa Bay a 3-0 ALCS Game 2 lead within the backside of the primary inning. The 406-foot dwelling run was his third of the postseason after he related for just one lengthy ball in 47 video games throughout the common season.
Fairly good begin to the day, proper? Nicely, Margot topped himself in a rush with a play that will very properly be the catch of the 2020 MLB postseason. (Sure, we’re saying transfer over Cody Bellinger.) Within the high of the second, George Springer hit an extended foul fly down the right-field line that Margot chased at a useless dash, toppling over the right-field aspect wall and touchdown on the opposite aspect of the fence with the ball, someway, nonetheless in his glove, which he outstretched to indicate he accomplished the superb play.
Fell over the railing in foul territory and STILL CAUGHT IT! 🤯
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) October 12, 2020
However this is not the primary time the one-time Padres prospect has made an unbelievable catch at Petco Park. Take a look at this play from the 2016 Futures Recreation, 3½ years earlier than the Rays acquired him in an offseason deal for Emilio Pagan.
Bear in mind Manny Margot’s first nice catch at Petco Park? pic.twitter.com/AtYs0dOGHS
— MLB Pipeline (@MLBPipeline) October 12, 2020