Darwin Barney took the extra base with the least elegant slide you'll see
Barney is honestly not even a bad baserunner, but during the Blue Jays' 4-3 victory on Monday over the Orioles, he had an awkward moment. With one out in the bottom of the second, Barney lashed a double to the right-center-field gap.
Then, something strange happened when
Elegance, thy name is Barney. "Well, yeah, that wasn't real good," manager John Gibbons said to MLB.com's Gregor Chisholm. "I just think he was out of gas. It's late in the year."
Barney took the "slide" in stride. "It wasn't a slide. I was just trying to stop myself I guess," he said. "The fans looked a little bored, I got them on their feet right there."
He sure did. And at least he could laugh it off safely on third!