In 2014, Yoenis Cespedes (then with the Oakland A’s) led Major League Baseball with 16 outfield assists, and it became clear that he had one of the strongest arms in all of baseball.
And among his most impressive throws of that season, was this literal jaw-dropping, on-the-fly put-out of Howie Kendrick at the plate from DEEP in the left field corner.
Take a look:
As the announcer said, “Are you kidding me?!”
I’m pretty sure Cespedes bobbled that ball on purpose, just so he could have a chance to show off.