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In the first inning of what would become a 9-6 loss, Quintin Berry bailed out both starting pitcher Max Scherzer and himself when he made a nice defensive play. Berry got a late break on the deep fly to dead center, but his speed more than made up for his initial read and he was able to make the nifty over-the-shoulder grab on the warning track.
In the ninth inning, with the Tigers still within striking distance, Berry went all out on a diving grab in left center that was legitimately spectacular and robbed Michael Brantley of a sure triple.
After the game, Berry was questioned about the dive and (to paraphrase) said since he doesn’t have the range of an Austin Jackson, he has to dive on balls to make up for it. Not only does that put Jackson’s defensive prowess in perspective, it also puts Berry’s speed in perspective as well.
From Game 56, 6/6/2012