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GIF: Arizona Outfielder Made A Fantastic Diving Catch After Ball Bounced Off His Teammate's Head

A pile of used baseballs in a dugout.

(Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

A failed catch in a Friday night Pac-12 baseball game turned into a pretty impressive highlight for the Arizona Wildcats. Arizona shortstop Kevin Newman failed to make a play on a fly ball to left field, misjudging the ball which hit him in the head. Luckily for him, his teammate Jared Oliva turned a pretty hilarious gaffe into a highlight, coming up with a diving catch.

Deadspin's Tim Burke grabbed a GIF of the play:


U
nfortunately for the Wildcats, this fantastic play came in a losing effort. UCLA topped Arizona 1-0 in 10 innings.

[Deadspin]