Yolmer Sanchez and the White Sox were in a rundown ... until they weren't, and everybody was safe
Put the ball in play, good things happen. Sometimes.
That's one of the main precepts of the game of baseball -- if you swing the bat and make contact, any number of fortuitous things may happen (of course, bad things can happen too, but shh).
One swing of
With Chicago up, 7-2, in the sixth, Garcia hit a grounder to third, which created a bit of a mess on the basepaths. A rundown ensued, with
This is what it looks like to get bailed out of a TOOTBLAN. pic.twitter.com/uHRdjgb6k4— Cut4 (@Cut4) August 22, 2018
The White Sox didn't plate a run that inning, though they wound up winning the game anyway, 7-3.
This series had a few other adventurous rundowns, as Wednesday's happened hours after this experience by
... and this experience, also by Engel in the same at-bat as the first one: