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  1. Web Gems the Game

    Make an amazing catch and earn a Web Gem. Play Web Gems the Game.

    Arcade Game | Conversation
  2. Will Middlebrooks flips the script

    Jayson Stark

    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Who knew Will Middlebrooks had a little Ozzie Smith in him? Not to mention a little Steve Nash. But in the second inning of the Red Sox's 6-5 split-squad win over the Orioles on Tuesday, Middlebrooks pulled off a Web Gem glove-f...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  3. Machado is your 2013 Web Gem champ

    Mark Simon

    Roy Absalon/USA TODAY SportsManny Machado will reign supreme in Web Gems for 2013. Web Gems are fun. Players like them. Fans like them. There's no reason not to like them. They've been a staple on "Baseball Tonight" since the term was coined by th...

    Blog | September 20, 2013
  4. Why Mike Trout's defense is down in 2013

    Mark Simon

    AP PhotoThe "just-missed" plays have been more prevalent than the good catches for Mike Trout this season. You might recall on Aug. 16 when Mike Trout made a couple of "Web Gem"- worthy plays against the Astros, including this home run robbery. M...

    Blog | August 30, 2013
  5. Web Gem: Andrus' catch helps Wolf to win

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Elvis Andrus's defense hit a slight bump against Oakland with two errors in two games. He made up for it with a game-saving, over-the-shoulder catch in the fifth inning of Wednesday's 3-1 victory over the A's at Rangers Ballpar...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  6. Web Gem: Adrian Beltre does it again

    Todd Wills

    Does anyone ever get tired of the spectacular defense of third baseman Adrian Beltre? The four-time Gold Glove winner was at it again in Tuesday's 6-3 loss, making one of his best plays in his Rangers career for the final out of third inning. B...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  7. Web Gem: Ian Kinsler earns Wash's salute

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Ian Kinsler is streaking at the plate, with hits in seven straight games. He also made the Rangers Web Gem of the Week on Tuesday night. Kinsler went behind second base on a ground ball in the seventh inning of Tuesday's 10-6 v...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  8. Web gem: Elvis, Yu dazzle with bare hand

    Todd Wills

    Shortstop Elvis Andrus' defense is so good sometimes it can be taken for granted. Pitcher Yu Darvish is athletic enough to field his position. Both made spectacular bare-handed plays in the last week that can easily be taken for granted. Andrus...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  9. Web Gem: Craig Gentry makes play of year

    Todd Wills

    The Rangers will certainly make other great defensive plays this season. Third baseman Adrian Beltre is a perennial Gold Glover. Shortstop Elvis Andrus is as good as it gets at his position. It will be difficult to top center fielder Craig Gentry'...

    Blog | April 18, 2013
  10. Web Gem: Nelson Cruz makes running catch

    Todd Wills

    Each Thursday during the season, we'll reveal our Web Gem of the Week for the Texas Rangers: Right fielder Nelson Cruz made a running catch in Monday's 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays that kept the game tied in the top of the second inning. ...

    Blog | April 11, 2013
  11. Web Gem: Mitch Moreland keeps perfect game going

    Todd Wills

    Each Thursday during the season, we'll reveal our Web Gem of the Week for the Texas Rangers: You can't blame us for having a smaller sampling size to pick our winner -- for a few reasons. First, there were only three games to choose from, inste...

    Blog | April 04, 2013
  12. Web Clips: Web Gem-caliber backhand

    Patrick Dorsey

    You'll have to look closely for this one, but it's worth the squint: At the National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kan. -- a 78-year-old tournament featuring some top amateur talent over the years, from Satchel Paige to Albert Pujols -- ...

    Blog | August 05, 2012
  13. Herd on ESPN Radio: Show in Review

    Angels OF and rookie phenom Mike Trout talks about his recent web gem, comparisons to Bryce Harper and what he's learned from Albert Pujols. Listen Grantland's Bill Simmons says the Clippers could be the sleeping giant in the Dwight Howard sweepsta...

    Blog | Conversation | July 03, 2012
  14. Leaderboard of week: Bare hands and flips

    Mark Simon

    Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Willie Bloomquist had the longest-reigning Web Gem of the season so far, a from-his-stomach flip to second base to get a force play on a ground ball up the middle on April 28 against the Marlins. That lasted six days...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  15. Thole calls Nieuwey's night 'awesome'

    Mike Mazzeo

    Chris Trotman/Getty ImagesKirk Nieuwenhuis continued his fine play on Friday night, despite the Mets losing to the Giants. A home run. A Web Gem-worthy catch. Josh Thole had one word to describe Kirk Nieuwenhuis' night: "Awesome." "His play ...

    Blog | April 21, 2012
  16. A dandy from Grandy

    Matt Ehalt

    Curtis Granderson just had the Web Gem of the Yankees season so far. The center fielder made a back-handed grab in front of the left-center wall on a ball that seemed destined to get in for a hit and robbed Justin Morneau of a run-scoring double ...

    Blog | April 16, 2012