Royals catcher Salvador Perez seemed like he had a sure hit. When the ball travels a recorded 427 feet, why wouldn’t he feel good about it? Tigers outfielder Mikie Mahtook dashed his hopes tonight:

That’s a replacement-level dude chasing down an impossibly deep fly ball that somehow stayed in the park, sacrificing his body at the wall to deny Perez’s booming hit.

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This diagram from MLB.com’s Jason Beck shows just how impressive Mahtook’s snag was, as well as the bad luck of Perez and the tremendous center-field distance in Detroit.