Pirates third-base coach Joey Cora made sure the Reds weren't going to pull a hidden ball trick
Baseball games can swing wildly on the smallest change -- even in games that seem otherwise all wrapped up. After
After Marte raced in, Cora made sure there was no chance of a hidden ball trick. With unmatched vigor, Cora pointed at the ball with the kind of intensity usually reserved for shocking court accusations:
Lo and behold, there was no hidden ball trick tried, so, as far as we know, this method was 100 percent effective. Also, be sure to notice Marte's very Grandma-like careful back-and-forth sway-dance.