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Ramon Laureano uncorks the MLB throw of the year to complete absurd double play

321-foot strike gives the A’s rookie 3 outfield assists in 5 MLB games

Oakland Athletics rookie outfielder Ramon Laureano made a fine running catch in the third inning against the Angels. But the play turned legendary thanks to his cannon of an arm.

Laureano caught this drive by Justin Upton near the wall in left center field, but with Eric Young Jr. running on the pitch there was a slight chance of doubling him off first base. Laureano needed a perfect throw to get beat Young back to first base, and delivered just that, a 321-foot missile on the fly to complete the double play.

The angle from behind the left field fence provides an awesome perspective on just how incredible this play was.

This is just the fifth major league game for the 23-year-old Laureano, all in center field. He has three outfield assists already. After Saturday night, you can see why.