According to Statcast™, Iglesias' throw -- with his momentum carrying him behind third base -- registered at just under 60 mph. It was the latest example of Iglesias' ability to get a strong throw with seemingly a simple flick.
It was Iglesias' first highlight play since returning to the lineup on Thursday. He missed four games with a bruised left knee sustained in a knee-on-knee collision with Astros first baseman Chris Carter, but Iglesias has shown no limitations since coming back.
The play wasn't simply valuable for the out. It also kept Kirk Neuwenhuis at second base following his one-out double. Once Anibal Sanchez struck out Johnny Giavotella to end the threat, the play had saved a run.
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