Marcell Ozuna threw out Julio Teheran at first base ... from right field
Getting a hit when you're a pitcher (unless your name is
During Wednesday's Marlins-Braves game,
The ole 9-3 putout. Statcast™ estimated the toss at 87.5 mph -- a speed that's below his normal 89.6-mph average on competitive throws.
MLB.com's Mark Bowman talked to Teheran about the moment after the game:
"I didn't know he was that close. I thought it was a clear single, but after like three steps, I saw he was going to throw to first. That really surprised me. There was nothing I could do. I wasn't going to run hard. I'd prefer to be pitching than to get hurt running, trying to get a base hit."
But don't feel too bad, Braves fans. At least it wasn't the second time it happened in two days.