Nick Hundley dropped a bunt, got a second chance and found redemption on the next pitch
If at first you don't succeed, try again. That's a good way to go through life, and it definitely applies to the baseball diamond.
In the third inning of the Dodgers' 6-4 win over the Giants in Los Angeles Friday night, Dodgers left-hander Alex Wood wanted to lay down a bunt. He hit it foul, but catcher Nick Hundley couldn't corral the short popup and it fell to the ground for a strike.
Young ballplayers out there, take note of the following: Hundley didn't let that short-term failure get him down. In fact, on the very next pitch Wood tried a bunt again -- and Hundley perservered, catching it after a few seconds of bobbling. His reaction? Relief:
That's how you do it, and that's why you never give up. Or, as Aaliyah put it: