The Nationals trailed the Cardinals 5-1 in the top of the eighth on Wednesday in St. Louis.
With a 3-2 count, Cabrera roped an 82 mph slider to right field, and Nationals fans had a moment to rejoice as the ball's trajectory was clearly that of a home run.
Enter: Dexter Fowler.
The Cardinals' right fielder made a quick dash to the wall and leapt, stretching his 6-foot-5 frame to rob Cabrera of the possible three-run longball.
And thus, Washington headed to the bottom of the inning still trailing 5-1, in serious need of a ninth-inning rally.
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Dexter Fowler jumps, stretches out, robs Nationals of three runs originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington