Rays' Steven Souza can't help but laugh at himself after completely missing fly ball

Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Steven Souza had a little bit of a spatial misjudgment while diving for a fly ball Friday nightat Target Field in Minnesota.

Earlier in the game, Souza had made a flying leap and impressively caughtKennys Vargas' line drive in the second inning.

Perhaps Souza had anidea the same thing would happen when Vargas hit a drive into right center at the bottom of the seventh, because he made a dive to catch it.

Souzawas not that far off … give or take 20 feet:

Souza and Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier couldn't help but laugh at how badly Souza misjudged the ball.

Souza redeemed himself by hitting a homer in the eighth, and the Rays beat the Twins 5-2.


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