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VIDEO: Enjoying the arm of Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado

By Matt Snyder | Baseball Writer

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If you haven't yet gotten the chance to admire the impressive throwing arm of Brewers catcher Martin Maldonado, well, you're just letting the best in life pass you by. Still, now is as good a time as any to start.

Saturday night, Maldonado handled this low pitch and made mincemeat of Jonathan Herrera in a stolen base attempt:

Though maybe the most ridiculous example, that isn't the first we've seen of Maldonado's hose. How about a snap throw to first from his knees? We've seen that:

How about another example of a low pitch and from-his-knees caught stealing? We've got it:

(Good thing there was no replay last season, eh?)

Or how about him making Mike Trout look silly? Been there, done that:

As Hawk Harrelson might say, "MERCY!"

Maldonado has thrown out 24 of 75 opposing would-be base-stealers in his career, which is good for 32 percent. It seems like it should be higher, but the league average in that time is 27 percent.

Regardless, that is one mighty weapon Maldonado takes behind the plate with him.

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