After watching this cannon from the Athletics’ Yoenis Cespedes during Tuesday’s game against the Angels, you’d have to slot the 28-year-old atop the MLB’s ‘best arms list’. After first misplaying the ball in left field, Cespedes, eyeing Howie Kendrick rounding third, found the ball off the wall and threw this absolute laser to catcher Derek Norris to get Kendrick at home plate.
Watch the whole thing unfold, including Mike Trout’s hit:
Some other great outfield throws through the years:
Cespedes’ throw vs. Bo Jackson:
[GIF via @gigdet]