MLB playoffs 2020 — Mookie Betts with another fabulous catch for Dodgers in Game 7

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ARLINGTON, Texas — Another elimination game, another miraculous, potentially momentum-shifting catch by Mookie Betts. This time it was Game 7 of the National League Championship Series, as Betts robbed Freddie Freeman of a home run — with the Atlanta Braves leading 3-2 in Sunday’s fifth inning and Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts already having to dip deep into his bullpen.

Betts’ home-run robbery came two days after his shoestring catch turned into an inning-ending double play and propelled the Dodgers to victory in Game 5, and one day after his leaping, twisting, full-extension catch on Marcell Ozuna’s deep fly ball saved a run in Game 6.

An inning earlier, Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner produced a rally-killing double play by diving to tag out Dansby Swanson and then turning around to get Austin Riley as he attempted to reach third base.

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