Yadier Molina pump fakes to second, catches Lonnie Chisenhall in a rundown
Molina pump fakes to second, nabs runner from third
Yadier Molina is that kid in third grade who tells everyone "gullible" is written on the ceiling and then jabs them in the gut. Just watch what he did to the Indians on Thursday afternoon.
During the sixth inning of Thursday's Cardinals-Indians matchup, Cleveland had runners on first and third with two outs, threatening to increase its one-run lead. When Michael Bourn took off for second, Molina faked the throw, hoping to lure Lonnie Chisenhall off third. And Chisenhall fell for it.
Molina launched the ball to Matt Carpenter, sending Chisenhall running for home. But Molina was there to grab Carpenter's throw back and nab Chisenhall for the last out of the inning.
The pump fake kept the Indians lead at one -- a lead the Cards would surpass in the eighth inning with a pair of runs.
When asked for comment, Molina only responded with this: