We have no idea how Gio Urshela made this perfect throw while falling to the ground backward
Analysts try their best to figure out the physics of baseball. There are statistics for everything these days, and it turns out that most results in a game are logical. It's wild that
This throw was crazy. 😱 pic.twitter.com/NAqb0ZaGYa— MLB (@MLB) April 17, 2019
Nope. Does not compute. Nice try, video crew.
This footage has obviously been doctored. The stop itself was good enough, but to make that throw while looking like you were pushed over in the process? Preposterous.
I'm shocked, but the Yankees probably aren't. It wasn't so long ago that Urshela was putting on a defensive masterclass against them.
That firsthand experience unquestionably provided a high-quality scouting report.
Andrew Mearns is a writer for Cut4 whose baseball obsession was born from the shattered dreams of Mike Mussina's perfect game attempt in 2001. He has a startling memory of World Series highlights that barely functions as a party trick.