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How The Hell Does That Happen? Phillies Catcher Scores From First on Crazy Play, Silly Error

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Yesterday, the Philadelphia Phillies catcher Andrew Knapp scored from first base on one of the more ridiculous, confusing, and hilarious plays of the season.


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Take a look at what happened as Knapp takes his lead off first base, a bat goes flying into the stands, and Pirates’ catcher Elias Diaz gets a little too greedy …

Even the camera operators are confused at first, though I have to agree with the announcers in the following video. I think that was a good throw from Diaz, but first baseman Josh Bell just wasn’t paying enough attention.

Take another look:

Yeah, this isn’t a picture of a guy who’s expecting a throw:

Yikes.


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Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami writes about MLB at Baseball Is Fun. You can find him on Twitter @Michael_Cerami.