Which A's outfielder had the better jaw-dropping Angel Stadium throw: Ramon Laureano or Yoenis Cespedes?
In just five games, A's rookie outfielder Ramon Laureano has picked up three outfield assists -- and his latest was one for the ages, doubling up Eric Young Jr. at first on a fly ball off the bat of Justin Upton in Saturday's game with the Angels.
Just look at this:
Throw of the year?! 😳 pic.twitter.com/fgFmTMXOKO— MLB (@MLB) August 12, 2018
It was four years ago, also at Angel Stadium, that then-A's left fielder Yoenis Cespedes made jaws drop with this unbelievable play to retire Howie Kendrick at the plate:
Watching Laureano's play from Saturday, it's hard to deny the similarity. Both were made from the warning track, and both throws sailed over the heads of the cutoff men, nabbing the baserunner on the fly in a way that can make you just throw your hands up in the air and say "wow" -- just as Edwin Jackson did:
Because this is the internet, we must ask you: Which of the two throws was better? Cast your vote below ... once you pick your jaw up off the floor.