Watch J.P. Howell give gravity a workout by falling twice while fielding one ground ball
A lot of things happened during Friday night's Dodgers-Mets game. Nineteen-year-old pitching prospect Julio Urias made his MLB debut, striking out three, but racking up three earned runs (and tossing just 2 2/3 innings). Some ninth-inning heroics from Chase Utley tied the game at 5-5. Then, Curtis Granderson, who happened to be Urias' first big league strikeout, hammered a shot to right for a walk-off, 6-5 win.
It was, you might say, a night full of ups and downs. Now, let's watch Dodgers reliever J.P. Howell literally demonstrate that concept. In the eighth, a grounder knocked him off his feet, but he recovered in time to throw to first. Then he promptly fell down again. Don't worry -- he made the out anyway:
Oh Ty Kelly's grounder, J.P. Howell can't help falling on the ground for youuuuuuuuuuuuu. (We'll show ourselves out.)