A’s Donaldson makes incredible catch, defeats tarp once again

Josh Donaldson has proved time and again that he does not fear the tarp. At all.

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Oakland Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson has shown absolutely no fear of tarps, having crashed into the one at O.co Coliseum over and over again in his relentless pursuit of foul balls.

For this reason, his catch in Oakland’s 5-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday night should come as no surprise.

Perhaps Donaldson’s vicious history with the tarp can be best shown by this GIF, courtesy of MLB’s Tumblr account.

We’re going to go ahead and say that Donaldson’s ability to handle the tarp has become quite the home field advantage for the A’s.

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