Apr 17, 2012, 2:00 PM EDT
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Rick Ankiel wowed everyone at Nationals Park last night with his sixth-inning throw.
In the five years since he successfully returned to the major leagues as a position player after seeing his pitching career come to a screeching halt, Rick Ankiel has dazzled onlookers plenty of times with remarkable throws from the outfield.
But Ankiel might have topped himself last night with a throw that won't soon be forgotten around the Nationals' clubhouse.
Even more remarkable, it didn't result in a baserunner getting thrown out or scoring.
The situation: With the bases loaded and nobody out in the top of the sixth, Astros cleanup hitter Carlos Lee sent a flyball to medium-deep center field. Standing on third base, Jordan Schafer tried to pretend he was going to tag up, but he knew better than to test the mightyRead more »
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