Brandon Phillips scared Juan Uribe half to death with a fake hidden-ball trick
Look, these are troubling times for baserunners. They're out there trying to do their thing, just running some bases, and all around them infielders are hiding baseballs in their pockets or pretending to throw the ball back to the mound or even randomly sprinting into foul territory.
Into this environment of deception and suspicion stepped international fashion icon Juan Uribe during Thursday's Indians-Reds game. Stepping off second base while waiting for a pitch to be thrown, Uribe never even saw Brandon Phillips sneaking up behind him to apply a tag ... or so we thought:
Don't worry, Juan, just breathe. You're safe now -- just make sure to carry the bag with you wherever you go.