Victor Martinez made a rare start at first base for the Detroit Tigers on Sunday, and he made it a memorable one by pulling off an incredible play. Martinez knocked down a hard grounder off the bat of Jacoby Ellsbury, and managed to beat the speedy Red Sox outfielder with a circus flip to first for the out.

Ellsbury, as impressed as anyone, acknowledged Martinez’s unexpected defensive prowess with a pat on the back.

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