Never Run on Kyle Schwarber, Even on a Busted Play! (VIDEO)

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Never Run on Kyle Schwarber, Even on a Busted Play! (VIDEO)

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Do. Not. Run. On. Kyle. Schwarber. Even when it’s a crazy broken play, you’re still going to run yourself into an out.

So it was in the first inning tonight, as the Braves tried to make something happen with two outs, and Freddie Freeman stole second base despite a perfect throw from Willson Contreras – it just happened to hit Freeman. And then craziness happened:

My lord. It’s just unbelievable that Kyle Schwarber could get that much on that throw from that body position, and then put it in the perfect spot to give Contreras a chance to make a beautiful tag.

I can’t even blame the Braves’ third base coach there, because usually, you’d be safe in that situation. But Schwarber’s arm and Contreras’s tags, man. You’re busted.

Freeman’s hands-on-hips-WTF reaction at the end pretty much sums it up.


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