Wyoming-born ballplayer makes spectacular catch for New York Mets [VIDEO]

(New York, NY) – New York Mets outfielder Brandon Nimmo was born in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

He started turning heads across the country during his time with the Cheyenne Post 6 squad in the early 2010’s. In 2011, Nimmo became the highest drafted Wyoming baseball player ever, going 13th to the Mets.

As of September 2nd, the Mets have a 3 game lead in the National League East, so as they look to secure a playoff spot, every game means a lot right now. Thursday night, the Mets were clinging to a 1-run advantage over the team with the MLB’s best record, the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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When it looked like Dodgers star Justin Turner had hit a home run, Brandon Nimmo made a leaping catch at the wall.

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