Tony Campana steals three bases during one at bat

Former Chicago Cub Tony Campana is one of the fastest men in baseball. After being acquired by the Diamondbacks this winter, Campana lost out on his bid to make the major league roster, and is currently playing with AAA Reno. On Saturday night, Campana did something pretty cool in the Aces' game against the Fresno Grizzlies: he stole all three bases in one inning. Furthermore, Campana did it over the course of one at bat.

Campana reached base on a single off of Grizzlies starter Shane Loux with two outs. With the count 1-1 to Chase Anderson, Campana got on his horse and easily stole second base on the battery of Loux and catcher Johnny Monell. After a called strike and a foul ball sent the count to 2-2, Campana once again took off, easily sliding in under Monell's high throw. But Campana wasn't satisfied at third, and before Loux even started his delivery, Campana took off for home and slid in safely as Loux stepped off and fired wide of Monell at  the plate. Anderson struck out on Loux's next pitch to end the inning, making Campana's wild path around the bases completely justified.

For the season at Reno, Campana is hitting a paltry .193/.233/.228 in 19 games, but has stolen six bases without being caught, tied for Tyler Bortnick at the top of Reno's team leaderboard.

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