Javy Báez Used His, Eh Hem, Whole Body to Block a Line Drive, Somehow Turned It Into a Double-Play
They call him El Mago for a reason. Javy Báez just constantly does stuff that leaves you wondering how the heck he pulled it off.
Today, it was getting in front of a line drive that was going to bounce around second base, without a chance to catch it. Báez used his whole body to stop the ball, including using his general groinal region to block a ricochet.
He then gathered the ball, tapped second base, and threw a strike to first from his knees for the double-play: