Here's how Mariners prospect Dan Vogelbach 'robbed' teammate Kyle Seager of a hit
This Spring Training, Dan Vogelbach has hit .400/.518/.867 with five homers and 11 RBIs in his first 17 games, turning heads at Mariners camp as he looks to earn a spot on the roster.
In January, MLB.com caught up with Vogelbach, Seattle's No. 11 prospect, at rookie development camp and asked him about the most memorable moment of his career so far. And while he did record his first career base hit on Sept. 13, 2016, the night before -- in Vogelbach's actual debut appearance -- he essentially "robbed" a base hit from teammate Kyle Seager.
In the top of the ninth, Vogelbach reached first on a forceout, bringing Seager to the plate. The third baseman cracked a line-drive base hit to right field -- but Vogelbach missed second base on his hustle to third, which resulted in an appeal at second and turned Seager's would-be hit into a forceout.
"Thank goodness he's a good human being, and a good dude. We're OK now," Vogelbach joked in the clip seen in full atop this post about his memorable first few hours as a Major Leaguer.