2016 Victoria Mariners Baseball Club
April 24, 2016, Victoria, BC - Victoria Mariners second baseman Dylan Price makes a great leaping grab of an errant throw during the Mariners 7-2 win over the Whalley Chiefs in BC Premier Baseball League action Sunday at Henderson Park in Victoria.
WHY I CHOSE THIS PHOTO: In addition to this simply being a great leaping catch, this is a case of being rewarded for knowing the game and being ready for the shot. The Chiefs had a speedy runner on first and I knew given the situation of the game that he would likely be stealing, and as such was ready to frame up and focus the second baseman who would cover the bag. As he went to cover, the throw from the catcher sailed wide and Price had to react to it. I kept him in frame and was rewarded with this shot. A little bit of tongue effort and the dirt coming off the toes of the cleats also adds to the shot.