Soccer fan Adam Wainwright made a terrific unintentional pass with his foot to escape a jam
As a 14-year veteran,
For example, take Wainwright's affinity for soccer. Plays where you can actually incorporate the beautiful game into baseball are few and far between (Paul O'Neill's skills notwithstanding). But sometimes, fate intervenes.
Wainwright was in a jam early on Tuesday night with the bases loaded and two outs in the second against the Nationals. Opposing pitcher
Adam Wainwright 100% meant to do that! 😅 pic.twitter.com/j3RnVAWZvm— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) April 30, 2019
Sure, the deflection right to
Wainwright knows it, too. Peep that smug little smile:
Looks like it's well past time to get Wainwright into a USMNT tryout.
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.