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Witness Manny Machado's first great defensive leap and nonchalant reaction of 2017

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Orioles third baseman Manny Machado is a two-time Gold Glove Award winner, doing things at the hot corner with the type of precision that most fielders dream about (and which probably frustrates a lot of hitters).

With the 2017 season rapidly approaching, it's time to be reminded of this -- and he made sure everybody watching Thursday's Canada-Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic matchup was brought up to speed when Freddie Freeman of Team Canada slapped a line drive in his direction.

Though it sounded like a base hit, Machado made sure that didn't happen: 

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But, though we're all rather impressed with the effort, he didn't seem especially moved by it himself:

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Guess that's what happens when this sort of otherworldly athletic feat is "just business as usual." 

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