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Ryan Zimmerman's impressive behind-the-back flip proves it takes a lot to get Rhys Hoskins out

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Rhys Hoskins proved this season that it takes a lot for the opposing team to figure him out. For example, Don Mattingly said during a postgame interview that the only way to retire Hoskins would be to put his players in the seats. While that's something that'll more than likely never happen, Ryan Zimmerman proved it'll take a few tricks up your sleeve to stop the rookie from getting on base.

On Monday night, during the Nationals-Phillies game, Hoskins was up to bat in the bottom of the fourth inning with no outs. He hit a blooper to first base and Zimmerman, charging toward the plate, made an impressive behind-the-back flip play to A.J. Cole, who was covering first.

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It was an impressive move to get Hoskins out. Whatever works.  

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