Remarkably, six years later, Kendrick is still with the Phillies. And what happened in the top of the fourth inning Sunday against the Miami Marlins was no laughing matter. It was a moment to exhale after Jeff "Preying" Mathis hit a line drive right at Kendrick's head. That's where Kendrick's brain is! Thankfully, his own superhero-like reflexes allowed Kendrick to catch the screamer, preventing the ball from doing any damage to Kendrick's head.
Whoa! No wonder the Japanese were so interested in him. The Phillies won 4-3 and Kendrick's face is still pretty.
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