Ellsbury does his best Gardner impression. #Yankees pic.twitter.com/bT9Yj5StNu
— Aaron (@dblea88) August 21, 2016
New York Yankees’ centerfielder Jacoby Ellsbury robbed Angels’ slugger Albert Pujols of a two-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning on Sunday afternoon.
New York Yankees‘ outfielders are committing highway robbery in this series in Los Angeles.
In last night’s 5-1 victory, Brett Gardner made an epic catch to rob C.J. Cron of a two-run home run and his partner in crime, Jacoby Ellsbury did the same thing on Sunday.
SEE ALSO: Gardner Makes Epic Catch To Rob Home Run
With two outs in the bottom of the fifth, Albert Pujols lifted what appeared to be the 584 home run of his career and one that threatened to extend the Angels’ lead to three.
However, Ellsbury timed the fly ball to perfection, leaped up, and took back what would have been a two-run home run.
It wasn’t exactly the play of the year like Gardner’s may have been but it keeps the Yankees’ in a game in which, with a win, they can climb within 3.5 games of a Wild Card spot.
Jacoby Ellsbury makes an INCREDIBLE leaping grab in CF to rob Albert Pujols of a home run! #YANKSonYES pic.twitter.com/tVaRZ8xPdo
— YES Network (@YESNetwork) August 21, 2016
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