Cubs SS Starlin Castro mimics Kris Bryant as he fields grounder, throws to first
Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro decided to have a little fun on a routine ground ball hit by the Cardinals’ Mark Reynolds during Wednesday’s game.
The grounder was not fielded by Castro, however. It was scooped up by Kris Bryant, who fired it over to first to record the out.
Castro just mimicked the third baseman’s every move, standing just a few feet behind him while Bryant did this.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon got a kick out of Castro’s move and had this to say on Thursday, via CSNChicago:
After the game, Castro, Bryant and Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo, who was a bit thrown off by Castro’s fake throw had this to say about the play: