OMG Byron Buxton wows with game-saving catch

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Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton came up with one of the biggest defensive plays of the season last night helping the Twins hold on to a one-run lead late against the Philadelphia Phillies.

With the Twins leading 6-5 in the eighth inning, and the tying and go-ahead runs on base, Buxton did this.

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Here's a closer look.

https://twitter.com/cjzero/status/745828957405216768

By the way, thanks to Buxton's catch the Twins escaped the eighth with the lead intact. They held on in the ninth for the 6-5 victory. Minnesota and Philadelphia will wrap up the series on Thursday afternoon.

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