A lucky bounce off the stands turned a wild Andrelton Simmons throw into a wilder 6-3 putout
Defensively, first basemen have to be alert at all times. If you think about it, they sometimes catch throws from defenders from all over the diamond -- so paying attention is key.
Angels first baseman
After the ball bounced past Cron, Gamel briefly considered heading to second -- but changed his mind. Maybe he should have tried, though, considering the ball miraculously bounced off a wall and right back to Cron, who was gifted with a lucky 6-3 putout:
That's some good luck right there.