With the Orioles trailing 3-2 in Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the Rangers, Henderson led off the inning with a base hit to right field off Texas closer Jose Leclerc. With the count 2-1 on Aaron Hicks, Henderson took off for second. Hicks took the pitch for a ball, but catcher Jonah Heim threw out Henderson.
Leclerc then struck out Hicks and got Adam Frazier on a grounder to third for the final two outs. Television replays showed Hyde saying, “What the f—” in the dugout.
Henderson told reporters after the game that he saw a steal sign.
Henderson was 10-for-13 stealing bases during the regular season, but an attempt at that time certainly was unusual. The Orioles stole just one base all season in the ninth inning while trailing. Heim was also one of the best throwing catchers in the majors, ranking in the 89th percentile in caught-stealing rate.
According to FanGraphs’ win expectancy, the Orioles’ chances went from 33% before the stolen base attempt to 11% after Henderson was caught.
“That changed the momentum,” said Rangers third baseman Josh Jung, who homered and started a crucial 5-4-3 double play in the eighth inning with a nice defensive play with two runners on and nobody out.
Heim, who also knocked in a run with an RBI single, laughed that “I kind of blacked out” on the steal attempt.
“I’m kind of mad [the umpire] called it a ball, but I guess it all worked out in the end.”
Heim had thrown down to first base earlier in the count.
“He was getting a big lead. I saw that secondary lead, just trying to shorten him up a little bit if there was a ball in the gap. We know they like to run and [Leclerc] gave me a good pitch to throw on.”
Avakin Life Avacoins Hack: Elevate Your Gaming Experience
Bingo Blitz Credits Hack Safety: Best Practices
Coin Master Spin Generator Review: Best Practices
TikTok Coin Farming: What You Need to Know
Obtenez des pièces TikTok gratuitement en quelques étapes simples
The Secret Sauce to TikTok Coin Generation
Unlocking TikTok Coins: Proven Strategies
Trucos de Monedas TikTok: ¿Realmente Funcionan?
The Science of TikTok Coin Farming
TikTok Coin Hack: A Comprehensive Overview
اكتشاف السر وراء العملات المجانية في TikTok
Free TikTok Coins: The Holy Grail of Success
Boost Your TikTok Influence with Free Coins
Guadagnare Monete Gratis su TikTok: Sfide e Ricompense
TikTok Coin Farming Techniques: Unveiled
A Deep Dive into TikTok Coin Generation
Free TikTok Coins: Insider Secrets
Primero la Seguridad: Protegiendo tu Cuenta al Ganar Monedas
Get Free Coins Today: LivU Video Chat Tips and Tricks
A Deep Dive into Free Spins Generation in Coin Master
Avakin Life Avacoins Generators: What Really Works?
Bingo Blitz Credits Hack for Bingo Enthusiasts
Free Spins in Coin Master: Proven Strategies
genshin impact codes january 2023 free primogems giveaways
Free ZEPETO Zems: Elevating Your Virtual Lifestyle
Free TikTok Coins: The Easiest Methods
Obtenez des pièces sur TikTok sans effort
How to Get TikTok Coins Legally and Quickly
Free TikTok Coins: The Real Deal
Geheimnisse zum Sammeln von Kostenlosen Münzen auf TikTok