Pro Tip to Chris Heston: when no one is covering first, DON’T try to pick off the runner

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Pop quiz, hot shot! There’s a runner on first base with a lead and you don’t want him to steal. The first baseman, however, is not holding the runner. He’s playing off the bag in his normal defensive position. What do you do? WHAT DO YOU DO?!

I dunno, but I know what NOT to do. You DON’T throw a pickoff throw anyway like Chris Heston did last night:

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