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Mike Moustakas reached a top speed of 18.9 mph on his diving catch Tuesday

Mike Moustakas made a diving catch in the Royals’ victory Tuesday in Cleveland.
Mike Moustakas made a diving catch in the Royals’ victory Tuesday in Cleveland. MLB.com screenshot

The Royals put on a defense showcase in Tuesday night’s 2-0 win over the Indians in Cleveland.

At MLB.com, there are highlights of plays by Ben Zobrist, Alcides Escobar, Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas.

Moustakas made a diving catch in foul ground, and MLB.com’s wonderful Statcast broke down how fast Moustakas ran to get to the ball. It was a dazzling catch:

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