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Nobody home on shortstop's throw to plate

June 4, 2019

Alex Bregman scored under unusual circumstances in the sixth inning of Houston's 4-2 victory over the Mariners on Monday. Mariners shortstop Dylan Moore delivered an accurate toss to home plate on what should have been a routine fielder's choice out ... except there was no one there to receive it.

Alex Bregman scored under unusual circumstances in the sixth inning of Houston's 4-2 victory over the Mariners on Monday.

Mariners shortstop Dylan Moore delivered an accurate toss to home plate on what should have been a routine fielder's choice out ... except there was no one there to receive it.

With runners on first and third, Yuli Gurriel knocked a grounder to short, which Moore cleanly fielded. But rather than receiving the throw at home, catcher Omar Narváez vacated the plate and followed Gurriel down the first-base line to back up a potential throw to first.

Moore's toss sailed right over home plate and bounced off the back wall as Reddick scored easily from third and Gurriel reached safely.

Chad Thornburg is a reporter for MLB.com.