OMG: Willson Contreras Just Threw Out the Tying Run at the Plate (You Read That Right)

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OMG: Willson Contreras Just Threw Out the Tying Run at the Plate (You Read That Right)

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Thanks to a couple injury-ish situations with Kris Bryant and Jason Heyward, and thanks to wanting to keep Willson Contreras’s bat in the lineup, the catcher was sent out to play right field, where he’s never started before. Contreras has seen a little time in the outfield, though, and right field in Pittsburgh is on the smaller side, so maybe it wouldn’t be a disaster?

FAR FROM IT. WILLSON SAVED THE GAME WITH A PERFECT THROW:

BOOM! The catcher throws a strike to the catcher to save a run! And it was a bullet:

https://twitter.com/darenw/status/1146602238888071168


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