"You have a good idea [where you're at], you have to time it up, time your jump," Pederson said. "But this is the first home run I've ever robbed, so maybe I'm not the one to ask."
The rookie's play was crucial, as the next batter, Aaron Hill, grounded into an inning-ending double play.
"Joc made an incredible play to make sure I didn't blow the lead entirely," Anderson said.
Steve Bourbon is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.