Originally Posted by fielder's choice
I don't think it's asking too much for an outfielder who is fast and athletic to leave the ground for a ball. All I'm really saying is, he's not any good and the sooner the Reds give up on him and get a centerfielder the better.
How did he end up on his face? If he went to a knee in some weird tumbling move like you're suggesting, wouldn't that tell you that he would have overran the ball had he actually leaped?