Hey, they don’t practice pitcher fielding drills for nothing, right? And, uh, also, some soccer drills, apparently.
Tonight, Cubs pitching prospect Javier Assad hustled to field a comebacker, but, in his effort, fumbled the ball. That’s when his instinct took over, and holy crap:
— Myrtle Beach Pelicans (@Pelicanbaseball) May 4, 2019
That is just so freaking awesome. I hope this play makes the rounds tonight and tomorrow, because it is both well done, and also just a lot of fun.