Watch: Elvis Andrus really commits to the hit and run

Tuesday April 22nd, 2014

Ron Washington put on the hit and run in the top of the ninth inning of the Rangers' 4-3 win over the A's Monday night. Michael Choice was on first with no one out. Elvis Andrus was at the plate with a 1-1 count. Choice took off with Dan Otero's pitch. The A's pitched out, but Andrus would not leave his slow-footed teammate hanging. So, the above happened (gif courtesy FanGraphs' Drew Sheppard).

The result was Choice's first major league stolen base as A's catcher John Jaso one-upped Andrus's swing by throwing the ball ten feet over the shortstop and into center field (gif courtesy Kazuto Yamazaki).

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