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Delino DeShields robs former organization of extra-bases with diving grab

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 09: Texas Rangers Outfield Delino DeShields (3) reacts after striking out during the MLB baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and Texas Rangers on April 9, 2017 at Globe Life Park in Arlington, TX. (Photo by Andrew Dieb/Icon Sportswire)
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Texas Rangers left fielder Delino DeShields went airborne in the top of the fifth inning to both rob Houston Astros outfielder Derek Fisher of extra bases, while also simultaneously preserving a run for starter Andrew Cashner.

That’s highway robbery from a player that was once the eighth overall pick in the 2010 MLB Amateur Draft by Houston. DeShields never appeared on the major league roster with the Astros, nabbed in the Rule 5 Draft by Texas in 2014. He has spent the past three years as a member of the Rangers.



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