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Statcast breaks down Alcides Escobar’s incredible defensive play

A Royals fan captured the moment on Twitter as even Lorenzo Cain was impressed with Alcides Escobar’s catch.
A Royals fan captured the moment on Twitter as even Lorenzo Cain was impressed with Alcides Escobar’s catch.

Ryan Lefebvre’s call was spot-on.

No way.

Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar started a 6-3 double play in the Royals’ win over Houston on Thursday night that has to be seen to be believed. Even after watching it, you’ll say no way.

There was universal praise for Escobar on Twitter after he made that dazzling play.

Alcides Escobar discusses his defensive gem 

The Star's Rustin Dodd recaps the Royals' 6-2 victory over the Astros on Thursday night in Houston.

Pete Grathoff: 816-234-4330, @pgrathoff

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