Pablo Sandoval did a split, then made this incredible diving catch moments later
In the seventh inning of Monday's Nationals-Giants NLDS Game 3, Washington catcher Wilson Ramos laid down a bunt, setting into motion a chain of events that ultimately led to a three-run inning for the Nats.
One link in that chain was Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner's throw to Pablo Sandoval at third base -- a throw which was … less than ideal. In fact, the Panda had to break out some of his Kung Fu moves to try to catch it, first baseman-style:
Despite the seemingly painful fielding attempt, Sandoval dusted himself off and settled back into position to continue play. When Nats starter Doug Fister tried to drop his own bunt later in the inning, it looked like that split gave KFP a bit of a spring in his step:
Add all of that to a 2-for-4 performance, and Sandoval had himself a rather eventful day, complete with some enthusiastic cosplayers trailing him at AT&T Park: