Adonis Garcia pulls a Vlad Guerrero, singles on a pitch that bounces before the plate
When Reds starter Anthony DeSclafani threw this 2-2 pitch to the Braves' Adonis Garcia in the third inning of Wednesday's Reds-Braves game at Turner Field, he probably didn't think it would be anywhere near the strike zone. In fact, it wasn't. It bounced about six inches in front of the plate. Nobody would hit that. Why would anybody ever try to hit that? Ball three, here we go, gimme the ball bac -- What.
Yes, apparently that's right in Adonis Garcia's wheelhouse. The ball sailed over the shortstop's head and into left field for a single.
Just how they teach you in Little League ... if your coach is Vladimir Guerrero: