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Video: Brock Holt Saves the Day (Again) with Web Gem

Brock Holt

Is there anything Brock Holt can’t do?

Seriously, this is starting to border on the ridiculous. It’s crazy enough that he leads the Boston Red Sox with a .338 batting average after notching another multi-hit game (2-for-4) and scoring both runs in Tuesday night’s 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins.

But now he’s making highlight reel catches in his first professional start in center field, just a few games after making the transition to the outfield in general? Come on.

It’s gotten to the point where I’ll believe any accomplishment of Holt’s on the diamond. 5-for-5 with two home runs and 6 RBIs? Totally believable. Earns a save while Koji Uehara is unavailable? Makes sense (actually, I think I would have felt better with Holt on the mound instead of Edward Mujica in last night’s save situation, even though Mujica did toss a perfect ninth). Play all nine positions in one game? Naturally!

Welcome to Bill Simmons’s Tyson Zone, Brock Holt – in the best way possible.

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Nick is an editor and regular contributor for the Patriots, Celtics, and Red Sox sections of SoB. (Despite growing up in Vermont, just a short drive from Canada, hockey never really caught on with him.) Follow him on twitter: @ndbohlen

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