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Bizarre play in Los Angeles features three separate throwing errors

The beautiful thing about baseball is that, over the course of 162 games, most things tend to even out: the good teams rise to the top and the great players make their presence known. But if you look at just one game, baseball is so random that pretty much anything can happen.

On Monday, the Padres and Dodgers were facing off at Chavez Ravine when, suddenly, everything just seemed to go wrong for Los Angeles.

In the top of the sixth inning, Padres catcher Rene Rivera swung on a Clayton Kershaw fastball and flew out to center. That, unfortunately for the Dodgers, wasn't the end of the play:

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Yeah, all three of those errors happened on the same play, on throws from Yasiel Puig, A.J. Ellis and Hanley Ramirez. In case you're wondering, this is how you'd score it:

"We're probably 'Not Top 10' for a while," winning pitcher Clayton Kershaw said after the game.
"We played a pretty good game, other than that," Mattingly added. "I did look up and saw a full moon. I guess it could be funny, but it's only funny if you're winning."

But, like we said up top -- in one game, anything can happen: all three players also drove in runs and helped the Dodgers earn a 9-4 victory