Adam Jones made an amazing catch to rob Orioles teammate Manny Machado of a HR

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USA took a 4-2 lead into the seventh inning, and Manny Machado very nearly made it a 4-3 game with a solo home run to center field. His Orioles teammate Adam Jones had other ideas:

Goodness gracious, what a catch. Full extension. Even Machado had to tip his cap:

And Tyler Clippard’s reaction to the play just about sums it up:

That was a true home run robbery. Jones didn’t have time to size it up or anything. He ran to the spot, jumped, and made the catch in one fell swoop. Hot damn.

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