VIDEO: Dee Gordon Makes Sliding Stop On Ground Ball Hit Up The Middle

The Los Angeles Dodgers held a 5-2 lead in the fifth inning of Monday’s game as Hyun-Jin Ryu was in the midst of another strong road performance.

Ryu was facing Josh Harrison with one out in the fifth when the Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman hit a 1-2 pitch up the middle, between Ryu’s legs and off the mound. Dee Gordon raced over to his right and made a sliding stop and throw to get Harrison in time.

Gordon’s stop came one inning after he nearly came up with a remarkable diving catch on a shot hit to his left off Andrew McCutchen’s bat.

The All-Star second baseman has put together quite the defensive résumé this season complete with multiple diving stops, an over-the-shoulder catch that led to a double play and scoring on his own hit that never left the park on two separate occasions.
Andre Ethier Surprises Middle School Students

Please enable Javascript to watch this video

Staff Writer

Staff Writer features content written by our site editors along with our staff of contributing writers. Thank you for your readership.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button