Over the weekend, German Marquez stepped up to the plate against Zack Greinke, and began taking pitches. But when the count moved to 2-2, he got a little anxious and trotted down to first when ball three was delivered:
A pitcher, himself, Marquez has probably been wondering why no one’s every tried this against him when he’s on the mound, so he decided to give it a go. Unfortunately, everyone else knew the count, including his teammates:
But it’s a good thing at-bat wasn’t over, because Marquez actually wound up singling right after. It was a soft grounder back to the pitcher, but, hey, a hit’s a hit, right?