David Lough's body shot

The Orioles outfielder reveals what he gains from pain

Originally Published: August 13, 2014
By Dan Friedell | ESPN The Magazine

This is an extended version of a story from ESPN The Magazine's NFL Preview Issue.


DAVID LOUGH MADE what some considered the catch of the year in a late-April game against the Royals. Thanks to an incredibly strong core, the 28-year-old is able to sustain impact to his body, which he says is all part of the team effort. Lough may be 10th in the AL with nine defensive runs saved this season, but his rate is similar to that of Kansas City's Alex Gordon, the league leader. Not ...

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