Found July 26, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
This was a pretty funny scene from last night’s Dodgers-Reds game in Los Angeles. Watch as Hanley Ramirez puts on a wonderful acting job to con Cincinnati baserunner Shin-Soo Choo into an out on what should have been a Joey Votto base hit. [] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Hanley Ramirez cons Shin-Soo Choo into out

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