Yesterday, the Philadelphia Phillies catcher Andrew Knapp scored from first base on one of the more ridiculous, confusing, and hilarious plays of the season.
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 …
— Stadium (@watchstadium) July 7, 2017
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:
That's something you won't see every day…
The bat goes flying, the ball goes flying and Knapp scores from first. pic.twitter.com/DgvnvLMn2q
— CSN Philly (@CSNPhilly) July 6, 2017
Yeah, this isn’t a picture of a guy who’s expecting a throw: