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Check out this Andrew Romine diving catch

Sep 15, 2013, 10:25 AM EDT

It was a meaningless game played in front of a less-than-half-capacity crowd at Minute Maid Park, so you probably missed this exceptional diving catch Saturday from Angels infielder Andrew Romine:

That looked easier than it was. Romine went 1-for-2 with a walk at the plate and the Angels won 6-2.

  1. NatsLady - Sep 15, 2013 at 12:07 PM

    Anybody on base? Infield fly rule called? Y’know, cause that’s how far the infield extends, apparently…

    (Great catch).

    • jwbiii - Sep 15, 2013 at 1:34 PM

      Runner on first, one out. The third base ump didn’t signal out until Romine caught the ball, so I think no IFR.

      I don’t think diving over the shoulder catches look easy at all.

    • forsch31 - Sep 15, 2013 at 5:42 PM

      Considering Romine had to dive to catch the ball, the infield fly rule wouldn’t (and shouldn’t) have been called.

    • stlouis1baseball - Sep 16, 2013 at 9:55 AM

      Diving…over the shoulder play with his back to home plate.
      I feel ya’ Lady. Nice try.

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