Yasiel Puig's Fancy Handwork

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Yasiel Puig’s Fancy Handwork

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As a sports fan, you’re probably used to hearing something along the lines of, “That was some fancy footwork,” but Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig displayed some “fancy handwork,” on this slide into second base.

Check it out:

I count five distinct moves making that one of the best (or, most creative) slides:

  1. Coming in wide to the right/going for the back of the bag
  2. Reaching with his left hand,
  3. Switching to his right hand,
  4. Switching back to his left left, and finally
  5. Asking for time with the right.

Say what you will about his decision to go for two, but damn, that was some impressive maneuvering.

Author: Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami covers the Chicago Cubs, Bears, and Bulls at Bleacher Nation. You can find him on Twitter @Michael_Cerami