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Ride The Pine:
For a guy that has been on four different teams in the past two seasons, Chicago White Sox outfielder DeWayne Wise sure has a knack for making the highlight reel.
Wise was brought in to pitch the 9th inning as his Sox were trailing the Minnesota Twins 18-8. He shut the Twins out with a double-play ground ball and a pop fly out.
His secret pitch? Well, it was also his only pitch, a 76 mph two-seamer. This is actually Wise’s second pitching appearance this season, as he pitched another shutout two-thirds inning for the Yankees back in June.
You may remember Wise made a controversial catch earlier in the season as a member of the Yankees, when he dropped the ball while diving into the stands but pretended like it was in his glove.
You may also remember Wise has the guy who made an amazing catch to save Mark Buehrle’s perfect game in 2009.
I don’t know why he can’t stick with a team, he obviously is magic.
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