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David Price predicts James Shields picking off Anthony Gose — and it happens

David Brown
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So, left-hander David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays enjoyed Thursday off and was settled in (presumably at home with his dog, Astro) watching friend and former teammate James Shields of the Kansas City Royals pitch. In the bottom of the fifth, after Anthony Gose of the Toronto Blue Jays reached first base on a single, this happened:

Price was right:

Pricestradamus! Some of the zing of Price's prediction was strangled from the moment because of the anti-climax of Gose having to be called out after a replay challenge. But he called it, nonetheless. Time to collect.

No need to pay off silly internet bets. But let this be a reckoning for anyone who doubts David Price's pickoff precognitive ability.

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