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Everth Cabrera must have seen a recent cable showing of Rookie of the Year.
That’s the only way to explain why he attempted the hidden-ball trick on Pablo Sandoval in the fifth inning of the Padres-Giants game on Friday night. The move didn’t work for a couple different reasons. Sandoval had called time out and pitcher Sean O’Sullivan had wandered back onto the mound, which is a no-no when attempting the tricky move.
Next thing you know, the Padres will be trying out some simlar deception from Little Big League, the phantom pick-off play. Hopefully no one brings a Babe Ruth-signed baseball out onto Petco Park field. Reenacting the final climactic scene in The Sandlot could prove dangerous through the streets of San Diego.
Check out the Padres’ attempt at the hidden-ball trick below.
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