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The Astros' Max Stassi got fooled by the hidden ball trick on Tuesday, sort of

Astros prospect Max Stassi was playing in his first big league game against the Rangers on Tuesday. He got a hit. He got another hit. And then, he fell victim to some Elvis Andrus-Ian Kinsler hidden ball trickery.

It's not as sneaky as Longoria-Uribe from earlier this month or Henry Rowengartner's, but it still got the job done. Stassi thinks he's tagged out by Andrus as he's running to second base, when in fact, the ball actually sails over both their heads to a backing-up Kinsler. The Astros catcher begins walking off the field (even though the umpire never made a call) and Kinsler -- who does a nice job hanging back -- lunges forward to tag out Stassi.

Ahh, rookies.



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