Anthony Gose, a Toronto Blue Jays Triple-A prospect playing for the Buffalo Bisons, had one of the most impressive steals of home plate I’ve ever seen. It wasn’t even close. By the time Norfolk pitcher Jake Arrieta notices Gose during his windup, he’s already diving for the plate. Gose admitted after the play that “it wasn’t the smartest idea” considering the next batter, Luis Jimenez, is hit .358 for the season. [HT Spotress of Blogitude]
He flew in from out of nowhere.
Was a matter of when and not if.
ESPN is not holding back today.