GIF: A's record 1-4-6-3 force out thanks to Montero's snail-like gait

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Jesus Montero is a catcher by trade and catchers tend to be slow, but he's also just 23 years old. Regardless, his ... ahem ... deliberate pace down the line to first base allowed the Athletics to record a 1-4-6-3 force out on Monday night even though infielders were flopping all over the place:

My goodness. I'd call Montero's speed Molina-esque but I don't want to insult Yadier, Bengie or Jose. He's the anti-Billy Hamilton.

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Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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