GIFs: Tigers' Ezequiel Carrera makes 'catch of the year' candidate

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In the third inning of Monday night's Tigers-Yankees game (GameTracker), Detroit fly-catcher Ezequiel Carrera turned a likely three-run triple off the bat of Jacoby Ellsbury into a sac fly. As you'll soon see, he did so in "potential catch of the year" fashion ... 

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Let's see that from another angle ... 

As you can see, Carrera snared it on the heel of the glove, so the biggest miracle of all may be that he was able to hang on to it after impact. 

Any thoughts, Mr. Ellsbury?

Yes, precisely. 

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Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for FOXSports.com and ESPN.com. He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The... Full Bio

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