The Boston Pink Sox on Sunday had a collection of defensive blunders that you’d usually solely see on the Little League stage.
With a runner on first within the prime of the sixth inning, the Tampa Bay Rays executed an ideal hit-and-run when Yandy Diaz slapped a floor ball via the vacant proper aspect of the infield.
Manuel Margot was waved round to attain from first, however Pink Sox outfielder Alex Verdugo threw to second as a substitute of throwing residence.
The relay throw residence from second was late and Margot scored with ease. Catcher Connor Wong then tried to gun Diaz out as Diaz headed to second.
Wong’s throw sailed into middle subject, the place no Boston participant was correctly backing the play up. By the point Verdugo chased the ball down, Diaz was jogging residence.