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Jose Iglesias narrowly avoided getting picked off of first with a mind-bending slide

Let's begin with a pop quiz. Based on the photo below, taken just before a pickoff attempt during Detroit's 6-2 loss to the Mariners on Monday night, would you guess that Jose Iglesias was A) safe or B) out?

If you guessed option B, we can't really blame you -- not only had Iglesias not even started to get back to the bag as pitcher Sam Gaviglio turned to throw to first, but he was also still actively leaning towards second.
Unfortunately, you forgot to consider one very important detail: José Iglesias is a wizard capable of bending space and time.

We're not sure how he did that either.