Watch Andrelton Simmons make a superhuman behind-the-back tag at third base
Simmons has no problem carrying that burden. In the third inning of Saturday night's game against the Mariners, Simmons found himself at third base on the back end of a 5-3-6 double play.
Simmons not only had the defensive instincts to cover third base after
The majesty of Simmons' play was not lost on Twitter:
OMG OUR FIRST HOLY [EVERY EXPLETIVE] ANDRELTON SIMMONS PLAY OF THE YEAR— Cespedes Family BBQ (@CespedesBBQ) April 9, 2017
Andrelton Simmons, in only 628 career games, has already saved 130 runs as a defender. More than Omar Vizquel & Mike Schmidt had in careers.— Justin Russo (@FlyByKnite) April 9, 2017