Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 9/18/13
You think Mark Sanchez's butt-fumble was funny? Well, you have to check out Jonathan Villar's slide into Cincinnati second baseman Brandon Phillips on Tuesday night in Houston. (H/T: SB Nation) The play occurred in the first inning as the Astros leadoff hitter singled, but was thrown out trying to stretch it into a double. "That's the way I play," Villar told The Associated Press. "I'm aggressive. I was trying to make something happen, motivate my team. It's hard to change because that's the way I've always played." At first, Phillips wasn't aware Villar was running towards second and the Reds All-Star said in no way was he trying to showboat. "The crowd let me know that he was coming to second base," Phillips told The AP. "I just had to quickly put the tag between my legs. That's the only reason I tagged him. If I didn't hear the crowd, I would have just caught it and looked around and he would have been safe." Since Phillips ( @DatDudeBP ) is well known for being active Twit...
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