Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward definitely made his superb diving catch look much easier than it was.
Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward definitely made his superb diving catch look much easier than it was.

WATCH: Jason Heyward lays out for incredible diving catch


by - Senior Writer -

CHICAGO — Charging in and going all out in order to catch a line drive, Chicago Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward showcased why he is a five-time Gold Glove Award recipient. "J-Hey" pulled off a remarkable diving catch in shallow right field to rob Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Didi Gregorius of a leadoff hit in the top of the fifth on Wednesday, making for a highlight-worthy play at Wrigley Field.

Starter Alec Mills expressed his appreciation for Heyward after the veteran outfielder left his feet and snagged the liner just before it fell in for a knock. Heyward was able to hang onto the ball after colliding with the ground and sliding across the grass. The web gem was made with the Cubs blanking the Phillies 5-0, and Mills proceeded to pitch a scoreless fifth frame.

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