Scooter Gennett's infield single led to an infield collision/inadvertent chest bump
The order of collisions, as ranked by most common:
- Outfielder vs. outfielder
- Outfielder vs. infielder
- Infielder vs. baserunner
- Fan vs. hot dog vendor
Far less common is the infield collision. There just isn't enough time for two players to converge on one spot in the field. But, facing the Brewers during a 7-2 loss on Monday night, the D-backs pulled it off. When Scooter Gennett hit a blooper just over the head of pitcher Domonic Leone, it was on. Leone and shortstop Jean Segura came to a fork in the road and took the one most traveled by:
What made this one particularly funny -- beyond the fact that this was a collision in which no one got hurt -- was the almost-celebratory-chest-bumpness of this play.