Tom Koehler played pinball off Chris Sale's foot to hit a two-run single
Bases loaded, pitcher at the plate and Chris Sale on the mound. Pulling up my run expectancy chart and ... yep, not only would your team not be expected to score in that situation, but the hurler-at-the-plate would be expected to end up in some Vine for flailing wildly at Sale's slider.
With the Marlins' Tom Koehler in this situation in the bottom of the fifth against Sale and the White Sox on Sunday, the Marlins pitcher said "Bah!" to those reports, choosing instead to play a little pinball. Koehler laced a ball straight back to the mound, and with a little help from Sale's shoe, bounced the ball over the infield to drive in two runs.
Of course, the high strangeness didn't end there. With runners on first and second, Ichiro then laid down a sacrifice bunt. But with no one paying attention, Adeiny Hechavarria just kept on motoring around third base to come in and score.