VIDEO: George Springer sacrifices body during outstanding catch

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We know about the power Astros rookie George Springer has, as he entered Wednesday's action with 18 homers in 73 games. How about some defense with a little reckless abandon sprinkled in?

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What concentration and awareness. He knew where the wall was, because as the slow-motion replays showed, Springer took his eye off the ball at the last instant in order to begin bracing himself for impact.

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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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