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Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Chris Iannetta is hit in the face by a pitch in the seventh inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Chase Field.

Here are my favorite baseball photos of 2017!

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 160iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Aperture Priority
Cleveland Indians pitcher Andrew Miller (24) enters the field with teammates during Spring Training workouts at the Cleveland Indians practice facility.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 200iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Aperture Priority
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill walks to the practice fields during a Spring Training practice at Camelback Ranch.

Canon 1Dx, 16-35mm, 250iso, f9, 1/250th, Manual with Einstein Strobes
San Francisco Giants infielder Christian Arroyo poses for a portrait in a laundry room during photo day at Scottsdale Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 200iso, f2.8, 1/640th, Aperture Priority
Texas Rangers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress wears a dental device as he records a video during photo day at Surprise Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 640iso, f2.8, 1/4000th, Manual
Mexico base runner Manny Rodriguez dives into second base with a second inning double against the Arizona Diamondbacks during a 2017 World Baseball Classic exhibition game at Salt River Fields.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 500iso, f2.8, 1/1000th, Aperture Priority
Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino (3) leads off third base as San Francisco Giants pitcher Matt Moore throws a pitch during a Cactus League spring training game at Scottsdale Stadium.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 250iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Manual in Camera multiple exposure
San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner throws in the second inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks during opening day at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 250iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Manual in Camera multiple exposure
Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke throws in the third inning against the San Francisco Giants during opening day at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks shortstop Chris Owings celebrates with teammates after hitting a walk off single in the ninth inning against the San Francisco Giants during opening day at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 24-70mm, 400iso, f2.8, 1/400th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Daniel Descalso is doused with gatorade after hitting a walk off home run in the thirteenth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera slides into home to score in the fifth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Chris Iannetta is hit in the face by a pitch in the seventh inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Yasmany Tomas slides into home plate to score against the Chicago White Sox in the fourth inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/2150th, Manual
A cloud of powder surrounds St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez as he uses a rosin bag prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Stephen Piscotty (55) slides safely into home to score against Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Chris Iannetta in the sixth inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 250iso, f2.8, 1/2000th, Manual
Chicago Cubs catcher Victor Caratini loses his helmet as he collides with Pittsburgh Pirates batter John Jaso in the first inning at Wrigley Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 250iso, f2.8, 1/4000th, Manual
Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco slides into second base with a stolen base in the fourth inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 320iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli (near) tags out sliding Chicago Cubs base runner Kyle Schwarber as they collide at home plate in the fifth inning at Wrigley Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Houston Astros infielder Marwin Gonzalez (9) leaps over sliding Arizona Diamondbacks base runner Jeff Mathis in the seventh inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Houston Astros outfielder Josh Reddick makes a leaping catch in the seventh inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 1250iso, f2.8, 1/2500th, Manual
Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer (right) is tagged out at home by Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes in the eighth inning at Target Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 70-200mm, 5000iso, f2.8, 1/640th, Manual
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Curtis Granderson reacts as he poses for a selfie with a fan prior to the game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks base runner J.D. Martinez (28) safely scores ahead of the ball to Colorado Rockies catcher Jonathan Lucroy in the fifth inning at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx, 70-200mm, 3200iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Daniel Descalso (3) celebrates with Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb (22) after scoring runs in the 2017 National League wildcard playoff baseball game against the Colorado Rockies at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 16-35mm, 1000iso, f4.5, 1/250th, Manual with Flash
Arizona Diamondbacks players celebrate with champagne in the locker room after defeating the Colorado Rockies in the 2017 National League wildcard playoff baseball game at Chase Field.

Canon 1Dx mk2, 400mm, 4000iso, f2.8, 1/1600th, Manual
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Yu Darvish (21) reacts after striking out Arizona Diamondbacks right fielder J.D. Martinez to end the fourth inning during game three of the 2017 NLDS playoff baseball series at Chase Field.

Getting closer to the end of my Best of 2017 categories. Up next are my best football photos of the year!


 
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