Statcast: Salvador Perez throws out Gregor Blanco on bunt attempt

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We have been highlighting certain plays this postseason from Statcast, MLB Advanced Media’s new player tracking technology. In one of their latest videos, they broke down how Royals catcher Salvador Perez threw out Giants outfielder Gregor Blanco on a bunt attempt in the bottom of the eighth inning of Game 3 of the World Series from last night. Check it out below.

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Yes, this play would have been closer had Blanco continued to run. And Statcast’s numbers back that up. But let’s focus on the positive here. It was a heck of a play by Perez.