As a fan of the Chicago Cubs – the roster featuring the most slippery batting hands in baseball, Addison Russell – I am no stranger to flying bats. But I have to say, rarely do they fly as far as the one Tony Wolters lost last night and rarely are they returned the same way.
Check it out:
Tony Wolters takes a big cut, loses his grip and sends his bat flying into the dugout.
GP grabs said bat and hurls it back at Tony mid-plate appearance.
Tony one-hand grabs it, taps it on the ground a couple times and steps back into the box. 😂 pic.twitter.com/oUe8HCLQVG
— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) September 5, 2018
That’s a perfect throw, a perfect catch, and just one more box checked off the board of “things I’ve never seen at a Major League Baseball game.”
I mean … this is just NUTS: