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Melky Cabrera got bowled over while catching this Eric Hosmer line drive

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Major League players manage to make catching fly balls look easy every single day. But, if you think about it, it can be a pretty terrifying endeavor: standing alone in the outfield, thousands of fans watching, while a small white sphere comes hurtling toward you out of the sky.

Which is why we should all appreciate the effort of Melky Cabrera during the White Sox 5-2 win over the Royals on Wednesday. Because if any of us were tasked with catching this Eric Hosmer line drive, we could only hope to do it this gracefully:

Melky

Or, hey, maybe he just wanted to have a quick lie in the sun.  

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