Dansby Swanson and Nick Markakis teamed up to catch Jose Reyes napping off second base
They say to always keep your head in the game.
The Mets were already leading, 5-0, in the third inning on Wednesday night in Atlanta, and the Braves had to find creative ways to get outs. There was one down, but
Subtly, Swanson called for the ball behind the runner, and Markakis obliged. With Reyes still not paying attention, he was a dead duck.
It was a double play, the inning was over, and Reyes was left with nothing but egg on his face. The Mets shook it off and ended up winning anyway, 16-5.
At least Reyes isn't alone in recent embarrassment on the basepaths. Just last Saturday,
Heads-up baseball is contagious!