Here are your Top 5 Plays of the Day!
5. Francisco Lindor (Cleveland Indians)
What a stop by Francisco Lindor! And the throw was perfectly timed and he even gave it a couple of bounces to make sure it arrived safely at first. It did hit the grass but he grabbed it very nicely and the Indians beat the Royals 5-1.
4. Mike Aviles (Cleveland Indians)
Now two top plays from a third basemen two nights in a row! This time, Mike Aviles showed what it takes to defend a hot corner. He dived for it, caught it, and threw sidearm from his knees to get the out! That's what you call a Gold Glove caliber play. Again, the Tribes beat the Royals 5-1.
3. Ryan Goins (Toronto Blue Jays)
When the ball passed Josh Donaldson, we all thought it was going to split through the infielders and become a base hit. Ryan Goins however wasn't going to let it get passed by him. This play reminded me of Jeter for a sec. Well, the Blue Jays crushed the Atlanta Braves 9-1.
2. Starling Marte (Pittsburgh Pirates)
You may see this kind of play from an infielder from time to time, but you certainly don't see this from an outfielder that often. He got on that ball nicely, used the wall to gather himself, and he fired that ball to second to get Tommy La Stella out at second. Now last night was the 14th annual Roberto Clemente Day, and Marte pulled off a Clemente-esque play right there. The Pirates however fell to the Cubs 3-2.
1. Starlin Castro (Chicago Cubs)
Last night's number one play goes to Starlin Castro! The potential winning run was on first but Castro wasn't going to let their division rival take this one. Castro caught that ball to make an amazing 4-6-3 double play in the bottom of the ninth. Castro's incredible play led the game to extras and the Cubs eventually won 3-2.
Now that was your Top 5 Plays of the Day from last night's games!
What was your favorite play of the day?
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