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11-Year-Old Pitcher Snags Line Drive Like a Boss
Screenshot from Twitter

Line drives can be dangerous, especially when they’re rifling toward your head.

Even some of MLB’s best and most-experienced pitchers still don’t boast the reaction times to get out of the way or catch these hot-shot, come-backers. It’s not uncommon for pitchers to wear balls off their bodies (leaving ugly bruises) or attempt the rare barehanded catch (which looks unbelievable).

But let’s be honest: the best thing one can do is use that freakin’ glove.

An 11-year-old in Georgia has already figured that out, and he looked like a 10-year MLB veteran when he snagged a liner out of thin-air.

11-Year-Old Snags Line Drive With Ease

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Meet Brody “Buc” Cofield. He plays for the 11U Game On Stars in LaGrange, Georgia.

The left-hander doesn’t just “play,” though. He’s a pitcher with some seriously gifted reflexes that will leave you wondering how he hasn’t even turned 12.

In a video posted by @mjcofield on Twitter, Brody fired a heater to one of his opponents at the plate. The hitter drilled a frozen rope right back at him. Then, as if he’d done it a million times prior, Brody crouched down and reached up to grab the liner out of the air.

He easily took away a single from that unfortunate kid. And Brody acted like it was no big deal while teammates in the dugout and fans in the stands cheered him on.

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When “Buc” isn’t pitching, he’s hitting home runs. He clobbered a clutch two-run bomb in the championship game of the Grand Slam Touch ?Em All Tourney in LaGrange last month.

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This kid can really do it all. If that line drive snag and his power-hitting abilities are any indication, Brody “Buc” Cofield could be a star in the making. LaGrange is down the road from Atlanta, and I hear the Braves could use some pitching.

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Patrick covered the Florida Gators during the forgettable Will Muschamp and Jim McElwain eras before spending two seasons writing for Major League Baseball. He's an SEC homer and a baseball junkie who spends his days defending the Miami Marlins. When he's not glued to a TV, you can find him ...Read more
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