If you’ve seen any amount of high school or “travel” baseball, you’ve seen this play a dozen times. Why it still works is beyond me. With two outs and the bases loaded, the Delano High School (Minnesota) pitcher faked a pick-off throw to second. Without fundamental coaching by the third base coach, the overly-aggressive baserunner on third thinks he can walk home, but…I think you can take it from here…
Note: An opposing pitcher tried to pull this off against my team when I was 14 or 15. We had an important run on second base. Same thing, the pitcher and fielders acted like the pitcher threw it into center field. Their reactions were comical as my teammate stood on second base shaking his head.
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