Remember the Stephen Curry behind-the-back crossover that left Chris Paul's ankles shaking? Well, Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes did the same thing to Houston Astros catch Hank Conger.
During the Indians-Astros game in Houston Thursday afternoon, Gomes, who was the designated hitter, came charging home for a play at the plate. Conger had the ball long before Jones reached home plate. In fact, maybe too long.
Gomes moved his body right and then shifted his weight back to the left in what could be called a body crossover. His shake-and-bake move left Conger in the dust and gave Gomes a chance to slide well under the tag.
Yan Gomes crosses up Hank Conger with the juke move slide pic.twitter.com/j1WzLjeYLb
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In his 269-game career, Gomes has only stolen two bases, so the 27-year-old is not exactly a speedster. Conger, also 27, is in his sixth MLB season and first with the Astros.
The Indians and Astros spilt the first two games of the season before what will forever be known as "The Yan Gomes Crossover Slide Game."