WATCH: Christian Yelich makes jumping catch, faceplants into outfield wall

If you haven't watched the Miami Marlins this season, you might've forgotten that Christian Yelich is now the center fielder rather than the left fielder. That positional switch played an important role on Wednesday.

How so? Because here's Yelich making a running, jumping catch at the the warning track on a Jarrod Dyson charge. Yelich then slammed head-first into the wall:

Lest you think Yelich's impact looked worse than it was:

And lest you think Twitter was going to pass on an opportunity for a jokeyjoke:

Yelich, by the way, was apparently fine, seeing as how he stayed in the game. 

As for Dyson -- hey, the Marlins owed him one amazing catch

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R.J. Anderson joined CBS Sports in 2016. He previously wrote for Baseball Prospectus, where he contributed to five of the New York Times bestselling annuals. His work has also appeared in Newsweek and... Full Bio

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