• Hit the deck! Royals’ Alcides Escobar steals home by taking evasive action

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 19, 2013
    Over at third, teammate Alcides Escobar danced around, but didn't break for home immediately. But when Gomes reached down, he whiffed Escobar had hit the deck to avoid him. It's not the first time Escobar had tried duck-and-cover tactics: The Royals went on to win 7-2. In the Royals' TV booth, analyst Rex Hudler tried to encourage Escobar to engage: Nothing. The only question: Were the Kansas City Royals going to accept? After the fifth throw of the rundown , Escobar finally broke for home, but he appeare...
    Source: yahoo.com
    • Alcides Escobar Takes A Dive, Scores A Run

      Your browser does not support iframes. Watch how the Royals score a run here by executing a double steal to perfection. All because Alcides Escobar dekes Yan Gomes's tag by hitting the deck. Exactly how it was planned.Read more...
      Source: deadspin.com

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