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WATCH: Mike Trout pulls off steal with jaw-dropping slide to avoid tag

Jesse Reed
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Just when you think you’ve seen Mike Trout do everything, he does something else that raises the bar of expectations.

On Monday as the Los Angeles Angels took on the Cincinnati Reds, Trout did it again. Check out this absolutely absurd slide, which allowed Trout to pull off a steal despite an incredible throw from catcher Tucker Barnhart.

Trout literally contorted his body mid-slide to avoid the tag from shortstop Jose Iglesias. Just remarkable athleticism and pure baseball instincts from the greatest player of this era.