Curtis Granderson beats defensive shift by Cubs in hilarious fashion

Angela Sun

The Chicago Cubs had Curtis Granderson played perfectly. But the New York Mets outfielder was still able to beat the defensive shift incorporated against him — and gave us one of the best bloopers of the week in the process.


Granderson hit a hard grounder to second baseman Emilio Bonifacio. Bonaficio nearly snagged the ball in his glove but somehow got tangled up with third baseman Mike Olt, who was playing to his left as part of the botched defensive strategy. Granderson and Mets first base coach Tom Goodwin couldn't help but laugh at the result of the play.

Watch that first step

Meanwhile, Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez tries to put his best foot forward when it comes to how he treats his fans. But on Wednesday at Target Field, the 2013 MLB All-Star had some difficulty on the dugout steps.

Gronk's line anyway

Moving to football news off the field, New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski showed up on The CW's "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" and danced the night away.

Act your age

Finally, there was another example of men behaving badly at the French Open. Following her match, Svetlana Kuznetsova tossed a towel into the stands intended for a pair of teenagers. Instead, an adult male swiped it away from the youngsters.

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