Ender Inciarte, deke master, added another to his legacy against Aledmys Diaz and the Cardinals
Great defense is great defense -- even if you don't have the ball. Braves center fielder
Just last season alone, Inciarte pulled off some next-level dekes that caught baserunners off-guard, including one of the "where's the ball?" variety that wound up as a slick 8-3 double play.
In the second inning of Friday's 10-0 loss to the Cardinals, Inciarte did it again, with
Had Diaz not been thrown off, it's possible he could have scored from first on Pham's double. That proved costly as Diaz was thrown out at the plate on the very next play.
The whole scene really paid tribute to one of Inciarte's standout dekes from last season, with essentially the same context and result: