This is why we all love Bob Uecker.
While Milwaukee Brewers’ catcher Martin Maldonado hits the cover off the ball … literally, Uecker calls it exactly how it is Friday against the Pirates in Pittsburgh.
“I have never seen that in my entire life,” he chuckled. “That’s a new one for me.
“He threw it anyway, and it rolled over there like a napkin,” he said of Pittsburgh Pirates’ third baseman Pedro Alvarez trying to throw out Maldonado.
He may as well have been reading from the script of the movie Major League again, “And he’s out by an eyelash at third.”
Here’s what’s left …