Mike Soroka's bunt somehow almost ended up at the center-field wall
Expectations are pretty low when you're a pitcher up to bat and trying to lay down a bunt. As long as the baserunner ahead of you advances, it's a win! Not everyone can be among the #PitchersWhoRake like
If it had been on the mark, Camargo would have been out. To say that the defense came up short would be an understatement -- the ball sailed by both
A ball that was first picked up near the pitcher's mound ended up here:
Camargo scored from first to tie the game and Soroka easily ended up at third base. He scored the go-ahead run a batter later when
That kind of journey is almost impressive. As far as we know, Soroka hadn't set his bat to Backyard Baseball's "Crazy Bunt" setting, either!
That's the look of a man who knows he got away with something.
Andrew Mearns is a writer for Cut4 whose baseball obsession was born from the shattered dreams of Mike Mussina's perfect game attempt in 2001. He has a startling memory of World Series highlights that barely functions as a party trick.