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Chris Young is making the LDS his highlight reel

Oct 7, 2011, 7:22 PM EDT

Chris Young

It wasn’t a banner regular season for the center fielder, but with three homers against Milwaukee and now the defensive play of the month so far, Chris Young is making a name for himself in October.

With Brewers on first and second, Young ran down a long Jerry Hairston Jr. drive in the sixth inning to momentarily keep Friday’s Game 5 tied.

Here’s the video.

Yuniesky Betancourt did follow with a single, giving Milwaukee a 2-1 lead. But Young’s catch will leave a lasting impression.

  1. spudchukar - Oct 7, 2011 at 7:26 PM

    Though technically correct, that was more than the play of the month. Holy Crapola, what a play. We will go years without seeing a better one.

  2. dracko19 - Oct 7, 2011 at 8:08 PM

    Oh please. Fine play. Not even the play of the week

  3. natstowngreg - Oct 7, 2011 at 8:51 PM

    Great catch, but comparing to Willie Mays’ catch is absurd. Mays had to go at least 50 feet further to rob Vic Wertz in the “54 Series.

  4. philriverslovespenis - Oct 8, 2011 at 1:32 PM

    50 ft further for young would’ve put him about 30 ft past the wall.

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