Bryce Harper picked up a single thanks to a hop that broke the poor third baseman's ankles
Playing third base at the Major League level is difficult enough as it is -- the job requires lightning quick reflexes, the ability to throw out runners from different ZIP codes and a constant awareness of possible falling Prince Fielders.
Now that black magic has apparently caused baseballs to become sentient, though, manning the hot corner is pretty much impossible. Exhibit A: Sunday's Marlins-Nationals game, where what started as a routine grounder to the backhand side suddenly decided it wanted to take a hard right turn:
Poor Derek Dietrich. Someone forgot to tell him he was on the set of "Angels in the Outfield."