Look, maybe Machado would have cut that ball off, maybe not. But more often than not, even at the professional level, players deciding to cut off throws without having it called do more harm than good. It doesn't make sense for Schoop, who is playing out of position and clearly doesn't really know what he's doing at 3rd base, to overrule Wieters, who is one of the best defensive catchers in baseball. You're obviously going to defer to the veteran in that situation. It's the catchers job to call for the cutoff on that throw. If it were a throw from right to 3rd, it would be Schoop's job to make the call, and maybe Hardy or the 2B cuts it off anyway since Schoop might not be used to being the back guy instead of the cutoff man himself. But that's just not the situation here. I think it's absurd to rip the young, out-of-position player for deferring to the veteran defensive stud.