Manny Machado showed off some insane range and soft hands to start a great double play
Though it took until July for
Only problem: Machado was there. Gloving the ball smoothly, he leapt and threw to second to start the double play.
An underrated part of the play:
"I don't think there's any third baseman and second baseman that [could] roll that double play the way that they did," Orioles starter
Of course, a few innings later, Machado ran down the third-base line and caught a foul popup before tumbling over the bullpen mound -- all while chewing bubblegum. Because he came here to make defensive gems and chew gum, and well, even though he still has gum, he can still do the former.
Michael Clair writes about baseball for Cut4. He believes stirrup socks are an integral part of every formal outfit and Adam Dunn's pitching performance was baseball's greatest moment.