Sometimes it's fun to subvert expectations.

Clearly, Nelson Cruz understands this principle.

Recently, the Mariners slugger flipped the script on the conventional mound charge by merely pretending to do so.

This fun bit of MLB street theater came at the expense of White Sox pitcher Derek Holland.

This is baseball, let the dude's throw! As if ...

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