Found August 17, 2012 on Holdout Sports:
Toronto Blue Jays third baseman Adeiny Hechavarria did a cartwheel in order to keep himself from falling to the ground during Thursday's game in the Rogers Centre against the Chicago White Sox.


It happened in the top of the eighth inning as Dewayne Wise hit a pop fly into foul territory on the third base side. Hechavarria briefly took his eye off the ball to see how close he was to the stands, then was thrown a bit off balance as he had to lean backwards to catch it. Hechavarria used the cartwheel to keep himself from falling to the ground.

Note that Hechavarria was not trying to show off on the play, but did get a nice applause from the crowd for his display of athleticism.

Your browser does not support iframes.

Video via MLB.com.
Visit us at http://holdoutsports.com. Follow @HoldoutSports


THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES
GOLD MEDAL EFFORT

Adeiny Hechavarria does cartwheel after making catch

Although, we are a couple days removed from the Summer Olympics, that doesn't mean we won't see some gymnastic types moves in Major League Baseball. Check out Toronto's Adeiny Hechavarria making a great foul ball catch against the Chicago White Sox. After making the play, Adeiny loses his balance and does a mini-cartwheel: Your browser does not support iframes.

Toronto Blue Jays: The Walking Wounded

The Toronto Blue Jays entered the start of the 2012 baseball season full of promise and optimism. The Blue Jays posted a franchise best Grapefruit league record and the inception of the extra wild card spot seemed to play right into the Jays hand. The Blue Jays squad boasted top notch talent and a youthful exuberance and it seemed very realistic that the Jays could keep par with...

Blue Jays 3, Rangers 2

Edwin Encarnacion hit his 31st home run, J.A. Happ won his second straight start and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Yu Darvish and the Rangers 3-2 Friday night, handing Texas its fourth loss in five games. Darvish (12-9) lost for the second time in three starts, allowing three runs and three hits in seven innings. He walked one and struck out 10. For Darvish, it was the seventh time...

Blue Jays send Comer to Astros

The Blue Jays shipped right-handed pitcher Kevin Comer to the Houston Astros on Thursday to complete a 10-player trade made last month. Toronto got pitchers J.A. Happ, Brandon Lyon and David Carpenter in the deal made July 20. Along with Comer, the Astros received Francisco Cordero and outfielder Ben Francisco, along with four minor-league players. The 20-year-old Comer is in his...

Jays' game halted as fan receives CPR

The game between the Chicago White Sox and Toronto Blue Jays has been delayed for 4 minutes in the seventh inning while a fan received CPR and was taken away on a stretcher. Blue Jays players left their dugout Thursday night to watch as paramedics treated a male fan seated down the left field line. Third base umpire Mark Wegner approached second base ump and crew chief Mike Winters...

John Farrell Not Planning on Joining Red Sox

Although the Red Sox have a manager for the moment, rumors are still swirling that former Sox pitching coach and current Toronto Blue Jays manager John Farrell could leave the Jays at season's end to become the Red Sox manager. Farrell decided to stay out of the mess by simply saying, "I'm under contract here." This isn't the first time that the Red Sox have...
MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.