Aaron Judge might be a rookie, but he pulled off a perfect deke on Rafael Devers
Thursday night featured a Yankees-Red Sox showdown with heavy playoff implications, so outs were certainly at a premium for both sides. In the top of the sixth inning,
Judge approached the ball with his glove up, acting like he might catch it. When the ball bounced, he quickly threw in to
The deke worked to perfection. Devers froze in the middle of the baseline, and then briefly stepped back toward first.
By the time he darted back toward second, it was too late.
Devers was out on the fielder's choice. Instead of having to work out of a jam with runners on first and second with just one out,
Pretty crafty for a rookie.