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The Yankees made fun of their 3rd base coach after he fell waving runners home

Joe Espada couldn’t escape some light ribbing after tripping on Wednesday.

It’s all fun and games until somebody gets mocked. And then it’s just fun.

On Wednesday, Yankees third base coach Joe Espada was so focused on waving runners around to home that he fell along the third base line.

He wasn’t hurt badly or anything, which is why everybody can laugh at it. Including the entire team.

As the photo above shows, someone put a fake chalk outline of Espada’s body on the ground where he fell the day before.

Possibly the best part of this is that the Yankees are in the middle of a series against the Blue Jays, and are away. So either the Jays went the ruthless route and made fun of an opposing team’s coach, or the Yankees got an opponent’s grounds crew to do their dirty work, which resulted in a great prank.

It certainly seems like it’s the latter, in which case we applaud their planning since it was done before the team arrived at batting practice.

Either way, Espada got properly made fun of here for his trip and will be keeping an eye on where he puts his feet from now on. One in front of the other, Joe.