Josh Reddick scored from first on a chopper to the pitcher thanks to aggressiveness and a nice slide
After inducing two groundouts to start the bottom of the fifth inning, it appeared that the Dodgers were on the cusp of a quick defensive inning in Game 3 of the World Series. Even after
When Watson fielded the ball, Gattis was a ways from first base and Reddick hadn't even gotten to second base:
Despite this unfavorable setup for the Astros, Reddick managed to score on the play after Watson's throw eluded
All Reddick needed to complete his journey from first to home was to avoid
Astros third-base coach Gary Pettis cemented a reputation for aggressiveness against the Yankees in the American League Championship Series. Thanks to Reddick's slide and early decision to go home, that aggressiveness once again paid off as the Astros won, 5-3.
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