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Alex Rios can hit, but can he make sandwiches?

For someone who plays baseball professionally, Alex Rios isn't a half-bad sandwich-maker either.

The Chicago White Sox outfielder surprised customers at a San Francisco Subway prior to Tuesday night's World Baseball Classic final between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic when he showed up behind the counter to make sandwiches, along with Subway spokesman Jared Fogle.

White Sox fans need not worry. Rios, a fan of the restaurant's turkey sub, has no intentions of retiring from baseball for a career in the restaurant business, though his technique did earn praise.

Rios, who was participating in conjunction with Subway being the official training restaurant of the World Baseball Classic, was just as patient making sandwiches as he is in the batter's box.

"He's doing it very skillfully," Fogle said. "I can tell it's how he approaches baseball."

-- Sam King / Contributor to