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Astros' Carlos Gomez makes Willie Mays-like catch

Aug 6, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Houston Astros center fielder Carlos Gomez (30) makes an over the shoulder catch against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

Aug 6, 2015; Oakland, CA, USA; Houston Astros center fielder Carlos Gomez (30) makes an over the shoulder catch against the Oakland Athletics during the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports

Carlos Gomez, are you kidding me?

The newest Houston Astros outfielder flashed his elite defensive skills on Thursday, ranging back in a dead sprint to make a Willie Mays-esque catch against the Oakland Athletics:

Certainly one of the better catches of the year while proving the Astros have gained one of the more dynamic players in the game today.

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