Nico Hoerner isn’t just great defensively – he’s got a little of that super high baseball IQ El Mago action going.
Case in point:
— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) April 25, 2021
The quick thinking there not only to let that one drop, but then to make the play to first base first – because there was no way a double play was happening if he went to second. So he makes the smart move, the quick throw, and then winds up getting to be the guy to apply the tag at second, too.