VIDEO: Brett Lawrie's weirdly outstanding defensive gem

In the eighth inning against the Royals Friday night, Blue Jays third baseman Brett Lawrie got caught in an awkward position after mistiming a jump on a chopper, but he ended up making an outstanding adjustment to get the out anyway.

Witness:

Even though he put himself in that position, that showed some excellent athleticism to make that kind of a throw in mid-air. All's well that ends well, so kudos to Mr. Lawrie.

CBS Sports Writer

Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last five World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

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