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Franklin Gutierrez's jaw-dropper

Mariners CF, back from stomach ailment, makes HR-robbing catch against Yanks

Updated: May 28, 2011, 1:45 PM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Seattle center fielder Franklin Gutierrez made a catch in Friday's Mariners-Yankees game that was so outrageously spectacular even cynical sportswriters might have whispered "Wow" in between bites of their free press box hot dogs.

With Seattle trailing 1-0 in the fourth inning, New York's Nick Swisher drilled a ball to deep center. Gutierrez, who had been shifted slightly toward left, sprinted after the ball, slowed slightly to a cruise and then with precise, virtually Swiss-engineered ...

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