Andres Blanco scored a run ... after almost giving up and going to the dugout
From the youngest of Little Leaguers to the most senior of Major Leaguers, there is one lesson to be remembered: Keep running until they tell you to stop. That's because you never know what may happen.
With two outs in the top of the ninth of the Phillies' 8-5 loss to the Rockies, Freddy Galvis hit a shallow pop fly to left field. Andres Blanco slowly trotted his way toward home, but since he assumed the ball was going to be caught, began to make his way to the dugout.
But then, record scratch sound effect! The ball dropped in and so Blanco was quickly ushered to make his way to home plate. Though there was no throw, Blanco was taking no chances as he slid in for the run:
And that's why you always leave a note. Er, I mean, why you run every play out.